A Death in Live Oak
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James Grippando., & James Grippando|AUTHOR. (2018). A Death in Live Oak . HarperCollins.

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	When the body of Jamal Cousin, president of the pre-eminent black fraternity at the Florida's flagship university, is discovered hogtied in the Stygian water swamps of the Suwanee River Valley, the death sets off a firestorm that threatens to rage out of control when a fellow student, Mark Towson, the president of a prominent white fraternity, is accused of the crime. 
	 
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