Daniel Omotosho Black

Nationally-Acclaimed Author of the 21st Century

Twelve Gates to the City

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“Daniel Omotosho Black has established himself as a most prolific writer and a natural storyteller. With Twelve Gates to the City, he weaves a tale filled with characters who are spiritual and folksy and distinctively southern.”

–Nathan McCall, author of Them: A Novel

Twelve Gates to the City is the much-anticipated sequel to Black’s acclaimed debut, They Tell Me of a Home. Yet, in part two, Sister assumes the voice of the narrator, speaking from the spirit realm, providing information that TL could never have known. She constructs the story as a series of spiritual revelations, exposing to readers both who she was in the years of TL’s absence and how every event in his life was an orchestration for his return…