In a twist on history, author R.W. Somerton looks at racism, hatred and injustice from an alternative perspective. A group of elite African-Americans is kidnapping selected white racists – and turning them into slaves, picking “White Man’s Cotton.” Told in turn from the perspective of the slaves and that of their captors, White Man’s Cotton looks at the power of hate and its universality, regardless of race or creed. In turn violent, suspenseful, and thrilling, this novel examines the roots of hatred and explores the lengths to which people will go in their search for revenge the struggle to end injustice and intolerance. A work of speculative fiction, it is intended to provoke an evaluation of our beliefs and our understanding of justice and equality.
About the Author Randy W. Somerton was born in 1962, on Bell Island in Newfoundland, Canada. He has been a Union representative, and currently works as a manager with the Canadian Revenue Agency. His experiences have inspired him to explore the subject of injustice. His firm belief in the equality of all individuals compelled him to write this book in order to share his thoughts with others, seeking to show that hatred and injustice are wrong, regardless of their motivations. This is his first novel.
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