The Fence: A Police Cover-up Along Boston's Racial Divide

The Fence: A Police Cover-up Along Boston's Racial Divide

Dick Lehr


“A enormous account of an city travesty….[It] has the entire earmarks of a classic.”
—Dennis Lehane, New York instances bestselling writer of Mystic River and Shutter Island

 

Dick Lehr’s The Fence, subtitled, “A Police Cover-up alongside Boston’s Racial Divide,” is a stunning precise tale of racism, brutality, reliable lies and negligence, while the reality concerning the savage beating of black plainclothes policeman by way of white officials used to be hidden at the back of a “blue wall of silence.”  Respected journalist Lehr, winner of the Hancock Award, the Loeb Award, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and bestselling writer of Black Mass and Judgment Ridge, sheds an excellent gentle on all points of this strong, stressful occasion and its aftermath.

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