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We Are Not Like Them (Large Print / Library Binding)

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Jen and Riley have been best friends forever. Now in their 30s, their lives are very different. Riley is a television reporter, poised to become one of the first Black anchors in Philadelphia. Jen, who is white, married young and has a baby on the way. When her husband, a city police officer and his partner shoot an unarmed Black teenager, Riley covers the story, and the ensuing outrage tests their friendship as never before. A powerful and timely novel about race, friendship, and justice.

— Marilyn

October 2021 Indie Next List

“Lifelong friends, one Black and one white, have their relationship tested after the tragic shooting of an unarmed Black teen. A thought-provoking and timely read.”
— Mary Kay Burnett, Buttonwood Books and Toys, Cohasset, MA

About the Author

Christine Pride is a writer, editor, and longtime publishing veteran. She's held editorial posts at many different trade imprints, including Doubleday, Broadway, Crown, Hyperion, and Simon & Schuster. As an editor, Christine has published a range of books, with a special emphasis on inspirational stories and memoirs, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. As a freelance editorial consultant, she does select editing and proposal/content development, as well as teaching and coaching, and pens a regular column--"Race Matters"--for Cup of Jo. She lives in New York City. Jo Piazza is an award-winning journalist, editor and podcast host. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, Marie Claire, Glamour, and other notable publications. She is also the author of Charlotte Walsh Likes to Win, How to Be Married, The Knockoff, Fitness Junkie, and If Nuns Ruled the World. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband and two small children.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781432891299
ISBN-10: 1432891294
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
Publication Date: October 27th, 2021
Language: English