Author Howard Feinstein Releases 'Fire On The Bayou'

A stunning memoir detailing hate and violence in the Deep South

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Fire on the Bayou

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Sunday, January 12, 2014 acclaimed author Howard Feinstein, along with his publisher Foxhead Books. release the author's emotionally charged memoir entitled: "Fire on the Bayou: True Tales from the Civil Rights Battlefront" (ISBN: 978-1-940876-00-9). The book details Mr. Feinstein's civil rights work prosecuting Ku Klux Klan cases and other prosecutions involving racially-motivated violence.

In "Fire on the Bayou," a federal hate crimes prosecutor takes the reader inside the grand juries, courtrooms, and killing fields of the Deep South, where, as native son William Faulkner put it, "The past is never dead. It's not even past."

"Fire on the Bayou" is an emotionally-candid, self-effacing and plain-spoken account in which Howard Feinstein tells true tales that harken from a time many would rather forget. Secrets once thought buried forever resurface in this engaging memoir of a young attorney thrust "behind the lines" into a cauldron of hate and violence.

Feinstein's book launch event on the 12th is sponsored by Empowered Women International, an organization who in the author's words is "a wonderful nonprofit which continues the struggle for dignity and equality."

Following Sunday's book launch, Feinstein has scheduled an extensive east coast book tour with stops in New York, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Fans of Feinstein will find these promotional events, "classic Howard" as they embody an eclectic mix of literature, music and poignant conversation.

Copies of "Fire on the Bayou: True Tales from the Civil Rights Battlefront" can be found at online retailers as well as direct from Foxhead Books ( ).

About Howard Feinstein:
Howard L. Feinstein is the author of "Developing Issues in the Legal Status of Women: Cases and Commentaries," published by Pearson [Prentice Hall], 1999. A supplement to the first edition was published in 2000. His memoir, "Fire on the Bayou: True Tales from the Civil Rights Battlefront," details Mr. Feinstein's civil rights work prosecuting Ku Klux Klan cases and other prosecutions involving racially-motivated violence.

About Foxhead Books:
Foxhead Books publishes in the traditional, e-book, and fine books markets. Foxhead believes there's a place for genre and pop-fiction-in fact, we'll publish anything we want, without hesitation, when the spirit moves us. Foxhead Books is an independent book publisher and a division of Potemkin Media Omnibus, Ltd. an Ohio Limited Liability Company.

Visit for contact details, photos, and a detailed author bio.

Greg Enslen, Foxhead Books
140 E. Broadway Ave., Tipp City, OH 45371
888-345-5847 or info[at]

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