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Nothing but the truth

Nothing but the truth

Lehr, Dick, author

On a hot summer night in Boston, a 13-year-old African-American girl became the innocent victim of gang-related gunfire. Amid public outcry, an immediate manhunt was on to catch the murderer, and a young African-American man was quickly apprehended, charged, and - wrongly - convicted of the crime. Trell was only a baby when her father was imprisoned, but she has always been certain of his innocence. 12 years after his conviction, she persuades a down-on-his-luck reporter and a determined lawyer to help clear her father's name. As they attempt to uncover back-door deals, track down crucial witnesses and unearth vital evidence that will prove her father's innocence, it becomes clear that some people in the neighbourhood want to keep this information hidden - at any cost

Paperback, Book. English. Adventure. Young adult fiction. Fiction 13+. Teenage Fiction. Detective and mystery stories.
Published London: Walker Books, 2019
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Statement of responsibility: Dick Lehr
ISBN: 1406379840, 9781406379846
Intended audience: Adolescent.
Physical Description: 328 pages ; 20 cm
Subject: African Americans Massachusetts Boston Fiction.