A Panther’s Father, is a book of hope, caring, and human engagements revolving around the Roosevelt Family from New York City. “Granny Z” Roosevelt is New York City’s 105-year-old storytelling narrator. Her son, Richard and Buster Brocks fall victim to a jungle ambush during the Vietnam War. Both endure rehabilitation. Buster receives the Medal of Honor. Taneeka, Richard’s wife, Richard, and Buster then get their UCLA Degrees. Both men join the LAPD reaching the rank of Supervisors. But the time-period is the volatile early 1970’s and deep racial conflict bears down upon them and the LAPD. But their careers are jeopardized as Shooters from a foreign Country seeking revenge against America engage in Drive-By Shootings in Los Angeles. And there are thoughtfully provoking tales about Ruth, Angels, Pontius Pilate, and God’s revenge upon slavers that a reader won’t quickly forget.