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Best-selling author DICK LEHR (Black Mass) at More Than Words

November 4, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Join More Than Words on Saturday, November 4th at 2:00PM for a special event with New York Times best-selling author DICK LEHR.


The co-author of Black Mass brings us a gripping YA novel inspired by a true story of a young man’s false imprisonment for murder – and those who fought to free him.


On a hot summer night in the late 1980s, in the Boston neighborhood of Roxbury, a twelve-year-old African-American girl was sitting on a mailbox talking with her friends when she became the innocent victim of gang-related gunfire. Amid public outcry, an immediate manhunt was on to catch the murderer, and a young African-American man was quickly apprehended, charged, and—wrongly—convicted of the crime.


DICK LEHR, a former reporter for the Boston Globe’s famous Spotlight Team who investigated this case for the newspaper, now turns the story into Trell, a page-turning novel about the daughter of the imprisoned man, who persuades a reporter and a lawyer to help her prove her father’s innocence. What pieces of evidence might have been overlooked? Can they manage to get to the truth before a dangerous character from the neighborhood gets to them?


For more information about the author visit http://www.dicklehr.com.

More Than Words is a non-profit social enterprise that empowers system-involved young adults to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a business.


More Than Words is located on the 2nd floor at 242 East Berkeley Street in Boston, MA.





November 4, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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