Alex Cross's Trial Chapter 37
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- The waiter comes back to the table with gumbo and a couple of beers.
- Ben reflects on the fact that he's welcomed into a Black restaurant, but the same would not be true if someone from this place tried to eat elsewhere in town. Doesn't seem fair to him.
- As they eat, some of a band starts playing the blues, complete with banjo.
- Ben is impressed by the sound—he loves how the music is a remix of slave tunes, church hymns, and other random bits and pieces, and it sounds beautiful.