A House Divided

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A House Divided

By Fredrick Barton

University of New Orleans Foundation, Paperback, 9780972814317, 352pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2005

Set in the civil rights era, A House Divided explores the private and public lives of two men, united in philosophy and friendship but divided by race, class and the circumstances of their rearing and how their personal choices affect their public lives. The novel is at once a murder mystery and a reflection on a turbulent time in American history.

About the Author
Award-winning writer and critic Fredrick Barton has authored four novels, a play in verse, and numerous short stories, essays, and reviews. He is currently Provost at the University of New Orleans.