Coming Forth by Day
By Kakwasi Somadhi


Coming Forth by Day is a sweeping story of love, dangerous secrets, social upheaval, and transformation during the sixties and seventies. The protagonist, Loretha Mae Emmitt, after discovering she’s the victim of deadly medical abuse, finds the courage to become an outspoken advocate for health care and patients’ rights. Her actions inspire others to join her, including her troubled revolutionary lover and including the son of the physician who abuses her.