Read Bluebird, Bluebird and became a fan immediately. This is her first book, and it‘s equally impressive. Ex-radical activist turned community lawyer is just trying to make a living, and is sucked onto a whirlpool of political and corporate corruption during Houston‘s oil boom. He and his pregnant wife are witnesses to a murder, and he is reluctantly drawn into an union strike. Evocative of the city and the times; racism and betrayal the same.