Scavenger: A Mystery (Paperback)
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In the lively, but desperate world of D.C.'s underbelly, filled with back-alley deals, gentrification clashes, and unexpected encounters between politicians and bottom-rung natives--all set against a soundscape of patois, street Spanish, and D.C. slang--a Black homeless man must hone his detective skills before he is punished for a brutal crime he didn't commit.
About the Author
Christopher Chambers is a crime novelist, professor of media studies, lawyer, and International Fellow at International Conflict Resolution Center. His works include the first two installment in the Dickie Cornish mystery series, Scavenger and Standalone (Three Rooms Press); two Penguin Random House releases: A Prayer for Deliverance and Sympathy for the Devil (NAACP Image Award nominee); the graphic anthology (with Gary Phillips) The Darker Mask (Tor Books); the PEN/Malamud-nominated story "Leviathan" and "The Psalm of Bo"; and more. Chambers is a regular commentator and contributor on media and culture issues on SiriusXM Radio, ABC News, and HuffPost. He resides in his hometown of Washington, D.C. with his family and German Shepherd, Max.