SATISFIED WITH NOTHIN by Ernest Hill
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This gripping novel frames the black male experience. Set in rural Louisiana during the 1970s, the story chronicles Jamie Ray Griffin's difficult journey from naive teen to football star at a newly integrated college to hard-driving, cynical adult determined to create a decent life for himself despite white opposition, black complacency, and his own tragic fate.
 

About Ernest Hill

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Ernest Hillwas born in Oak Grove, Louisiana. He holds degrees from the University of California at Berkeley, Cornell University, and UCLA. He is the author of five novels, includingA Life for a Life,Cry Me a River,It's All About the Moon When the Sun Ain't Shining, andA Person of Interest.
 
Published August 2, 1996 by Simon & Schuster. 320 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Railing against the ``white, racist educational system,'' Jamie ignores his studies and dreams of pro ball until a series of knee injuries hastens his decline: He ends up back in Pinesboro, chopping cotton.

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When a crippling injury ends his chances to remain in college, Jamie is overlooked in the NFL draft and fails in a subsequent tryout as a free agent when his knee again collapses.

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