Recalling the Work of Author Donald Goines The work of Donald Goines receives little, if any, attention in literature courses around the country. Yet, the Detroit-born storyteller has sold more than 5 million novels. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the author's unsolved murder. NPR's Tony Cox discusses Goines' legacy with Eddie Allen, Jr., author of Low Road: The Life and Legacy of Donald Goines.
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The work of Donald Goines receives little, if any, attention in literature courses around the country. Yet, the Detroit-born storyteller has sold more than 5 million novels. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the author's unsolved murder. NPR's Tony Cox discusses Goines' legacy with Eddie Allen, Jr., author of Low Road: The Life and Legacy of Donald Goines.

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