From the book jacket: When Fat Charlie's dad named something, it
stuck. Like calling Fat Charlie "Fat Charlie." Even now, twenty years later,
Charlie Nancy can't shake that name, one of the many embarrassing "gifts" his
father bestowed -- before he dropped dead on a karaoke stage and ruined Fat
Mr. Nancy left Fat Charlie things. Things like the tall, good-looking stranger who appears on Charlie's doorstep, who appears to be the brother he never knew. A brother as different from Charlie as night is from day, a brother who's going to show Charlie how to lighten up and have a little fun ... just like Dear Old Dad. And all of a sudden, life starts getting very interesting for Fat Charlie.
Because, you see, Charlie's dad wasn't just any dad. He was Anansi, a trickster god, the spider-god. Anansi is the spirit of rebellion, able to overturn the ...
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
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