Much-Praised Legal Thriller 'A Cure for Night' Traffics in Stereotypes

Philadelphia Weekly | October 20, 2008
A large number of the characters in Justin Peacock's book are African–American. The plot pivots around them. There is no story without them. If they read as caricatures -- and offensive ones, at that -- how can this book be successful?

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