By Kermit Roosevelt
When the inside track broke concerning the eastern assault on Pearl Harbor, Caswell “Cash” Harrison used to be prepared to drop out of legislations college and sign up for the military… until eventually he flunked the actual. as an alternative, he’s given the chance to function a clerk to best court docket Justice Hugo Black. He and one other clerk stumble onto a very likely large conspiracy geared toward guiding the court’s pursuits, and the circumstances facing the constitutionality of the legal camps created to detain Japanese-Americans appear to play a key half. Then Cash’s colleague dies lower than mysterious conditions, and the younger, idealistic legal professional is set to get on the fact. His research will take him from the workplace of J. Edgar Hoover to an internment camp in California, the place he at once confronts the implications of America’s wartime guidelines. Kermit Roosevelt combines the momentum of a top-notch criminal mystery with a considerate exam of 1 of the worst civil rights violations in US historical past during this long-awaited follow-up to In the Shadow of the Law.
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Allegiance: A Novel by Kermit Roosevelt