Tommy Lee Tyson

Twenty-eight-year-old Tommy Lee Tyson steps off the Greyhound bus in his hometown of Swamp Creek, Arkansas—a place he left when he was eighteen, vowing never to return. Yet fate and a Ph.D. in black studies force him back to his rural origins as he seeks to understand himself and the black community that produced him. They Tell Me of a Home and its sequel, Twelve Gates to the City, send TL Tyson on a journey of self-discovery and spiritual revelation.

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Twelve Gates to the City
Twelve Gates to the City

Tommy Lee Tyson

Daniel Black

St. Martin's Press

A novel of self-discovery, family bonds and the healing of one small southern townTwelve Gates to the City is the much-anticipated sequel to Black’s...

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They Tell Me of a Home
They Tell Me of a Home

Tommy Lee Tyson

Daniel Black

St. Martin's Press

Twenty-eight-year-old protagonist Tommy Lee Tyson steps off the Greyhound bus in his hometown of Swamp Creek, Arkansas--a place he left when he was eighteen, vowing never to return. Yet fate and...

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