Some mother killed their main man
and all at once they're
AWARD BOOKS 426
FIRST PRINTING 1974
NEW YORK, USA
A WANTON MURDER
A MUTILATED BODY
A STALKING KILLER
"Mr. Kool? Why hit him?" the cop asked.
"Why?" His partner shrugged. "Because he was a black cop in a jungle...he just got too close to the animals."
Mr. Kool may have been the "fuzz"-"no better than any other jive-ass cop"-to most of the inhabitants of the ghetto. But to H.J., A.P., Monk, Gri'Gri' and Mau Mau he was a friend, a man who tried to understand young blacks and their problems. His death at the hands of a vengeful ex-con plunged the gang into a chilling manhunt-a race against time and terror in which five black kids pit their street know-how and motherwit against the steel cunning of a crazed killer...