on July 19, 2019
Genres: African American Fiction, Crime, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller
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The Governor’s Appointment: “The South Shall Rise Again” by C. Anthony Sherman
Positioning to take over political, social, and financial power in small towns throughout Mississippi; a plan is hatched to overturn Historic Confederate Pride & power, with Strategic reverse migration from the North.
The Governor’s Appointment: “The South Shall Rise Again” by C. Anthony Sherman is about overcoming racial, class, societal and political barriers to rise and become a leader focused on transformation. It is an engaging, must read story!
Set in Gloster, Mississippi, the novel follows the story of an African American man, Russell Billy Johnson, coming from humble beginnings to his rise to the position of mayor. Following the buy-out of the company they worked in for fifteen years, Russell and other workers are laid off. The death of an African American logging truck driver follows, which throws the town into speculation. More is to follow as the chief of police goes missing and the current longtime mayor commits suicide. Amidst the mayhem, newly elected Alderman, Russell Johnson is thrust into politics and shortly later, is appointed mayor to fill the leadership vacuum left by the former mayor’s death.
The Governor’s Appointment: “The South Shall Rise Again” explores various crucial topics. The work reveals corruption rife in the business world and in the local government which is also marred by racial bias. Following the town’s history entrenched in racial discrimination, African Americans are blocked from its leadership. Russell’s rise to leadership is inspiring considering all the obstacles he has to overcome. Being an ordinary citizen, Russell understands the issues faced by the residents of the town and he is determined to transform the lives of the people. Sudden events in the plot increase suspense as complex networks of crime are revealed. The characters are well-developed and interesting which pulls the reader further into this extraordinary story. Author, C. Anthony Sherman is an exceptional writer and inspiring storyteller which readers will soon discover when they read The Governor’s Appointment.
Anthony Sherman’s The Governor’s Appointment: “The South Shall Rise Again”shines light on important topics through the life of a determined and focused main character. This is a compelling and thought-provoking 5-star novel and highly recommended by Chick Lit Café. – Reviewed by Edith Emunah for Chick Lit Café Book Reviews.
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