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By Vanessa Lafaye

1993, Key West, Florida. while a Ku Klux Klan respectable is shot in wide sunlight, all eyes flip to the individual maintaining the gun: a 96-year-old Cuban lady who will say not anything other than to confess her guilt.

1919. Mixed-race Alicia Cortez arrives in Key West exiled in shame from her kin in Havana. even as, broken conflict hero John Morales returns domestic at the final US troop send from Europe. As love attracts them nearer during this time of racial segregation, everyone is looking at, together with Dwayne Campbell, poised on the point of manhood and suffering to do what is correct. after which the Ku Klux Klan involves town...

Inspired through genuine occasions, At First Light weaves jointly a decades-old criticism and the implications of a promise made because the sunlight rose on a depressing day in American history.

Includes the 1st bankruptcy of Summertime, Vanessa's debut novel.

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