Forty Acres

Dwayne Alexander Smith
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ISBN 9780571316700 Format Paperback
Published 02/10/2014 Length 544 pages

About Book

Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work - Debut Author

'Amazing and unique.' WHOOPI GOLDBERG

'Like Grisham's The Firm (1991), Forty Acres pits a sharp legal mind against a deadly conspiracy of elites ... Highly recommended.' BOOKLIST

Martin Grey, a smart, talented. young lawyer working out of a storefront in Queens, is taken under the wing of a secretive group made up of America's most powerful, wealthy, and esteemed black men. He's dazzled by what they have accomplished, and they seem to think he has the potential to be one of them They invite him for a weekend away from it all - no wives, no cell phones, no talk of business. But what he discovers, far from home, is a disturbing alternative reality which challenges his deepest convictions...

A novel of rage and compassion, trust and betrayal, Forty Acres is the story of one man's desperate attempt to escape the clutches of a terrifying new moral order.

  • About Dwayne Alexander Smith

    Dwayne Alexander Smith is a screenwriter and author living in Los Angeles. Forty Acres is his first novel.

    Follow him on Twitter @writtenbysmith

    www.writtenbysmith.com

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