Southland (novel)

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Author Nina Revoyr
Country United States
Language English
Genre Novel
Publisher Akashic Books
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardcover or Paperback)
Pages 348 pp
ISBN 1-888451-41-6
OCLC 51622275
813/.54 22
LC Class PS3568.E7964 S67 2003

Southland is a Los Angeles Times best-selling[citation needed] novel and "Best book of 2003" by Nina Revoyr. It focuses on quest for the past and present of racial justice in Los Angeles. The novel is also a Book Sense 76 pick, an Edgar Award finalist, and the winner of the Ferro-Grumley Award and the Lambda Literary Award. Publishers Weekly called it "Compelling... never lacking in detail and authentic atmosphere, the novel cements Revoyr's reputation as one of the freshest young chroniclers of life in L.A.[1]


  1. ^ "About Nina Revoyr". Nina Revoyr's official website. Retrieved 2008-03-04.