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Gary Phillips mostly writes tales of miscreants on the grift, the grab and the hustle.  His latest aside from “Freedom’s Fight” includes a short...

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Freedom’s Fight: Part II

Freedom's Fight
Gary Phillips / Parker Publishing

Truthdig is pleased to present the second excerpt from Gary Phillips’ novel “Freedom’s Fight,” which interweaves real historical figures and situations in a fictive narrative about World War II, focusing not just on the black soldier’s struggle, but also on the debates various civil rights groups had about the war stateside.

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Gary Phillips
Gary Phillips

Gary Phillips mostly writes tales of miscreants on the grift, the grab and the hustle.  His latest aside from “Freedom’s Fight” includes a short story in “Phoenix Noir” and the webcomic, “Bicycle Cop Dave,” patrolling the dark side of gentrification at: http://fourstory.org/fiction/installment/all-right-sylvia/. In addition to writing multiple novels, Phillips was editor of PM Press’ noir imprint Switchblade with Andrea Gibbons, is currently the fiction editor of Fourstory.org, and the author of numerous short stories and graphic novels.

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