Back to home page - News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop
news from nowhere
Liverpool's Radical & Community Bookshop
not-for-profit · a worker's co-operative · committed to social change
Search for & order any book in print:
(goes to our order website)
This book appears in the following booklists

in categories:Fiction, Black, Asian & Other Diasporas,

Order this book online - this link leads to our secure order website which will indicate how long the book will take to order (if it's not in stock here in the shop).

(Availability of '24-48 hours' means our wholesaler has stock - we place orders 2-3 times a week & receive the books next day.)

(Availability of '7-10 days' or 'Special Order' means we order direct from the publisher - order times vary, many supply within 10 days.)

Phone us: 0151 708 7270

enquire about this book

Mail order, postage & payment information

more about ordering books

A Chocolate Soldier

by Cyrus Colter
£6.99   paperback  The X-Press (1999)

A Chocolate Soldier by Cyrus Colter Prophet or madman? Cager is a man with a mission. As a young boy at the fun fair he watches a sideshow where a black man dodges baseballs hurled by whites. Hit him and you win a prize. He is so quick that no one can, until a former baseball player sends one smashing into his skull. As he is carried off dying, the black man screams, "I am still here, white folks... I'll always be here making trouble for you."
 
Haunted by the dead man's last words, Cager holds the segregated Deep South responsible for everything and anything, including his own sexual inadequacies. Now, with a ramshackle army of black soldiers behind him, ge is ready to 'teach white folks a lesson they will never forget', as lesson for which he is willing to pay the ultimate price.

ISBN 13: 9781874509448 | ISBN 10: 1874509441

For mail-order we charge postage at actual cost, at current Royal Mail rates by parcel weight and size