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The Resource Devil in the grove : Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the dawn of a new America, Gilbert King

Devil in the grove : Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the dawn of a new America, Gilbert King

Label
Devil in the grove : Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the dawn of a new America
Title
Devil in the grove
Title remainder
Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the dawn of a new America
Statement of responsibility
Gilbert King
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles a little-known court case in which Thurgood Marshall successfully saved a black citrus worker from the electric chair after the worker was accused of raping a white woman with three other black men
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 2013.
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10027610
Cataloging source
TnLvILS
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King, Gilbert
Dewey number
305.896/073075922
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF224.G76
LC item number
K56 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Groveland Four Trial, Groveland, Fla., 1949-1952
  • Trials (Rape)
  • Discrimination in criminal justice administration
  • Marshall, Thurgood
  • HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
Target audience
adult
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Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the dawn of a new America
Label
Devil in the grove : Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the dawn of a new America, Gilbert King
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Copyright date 2012
  • Includes an interview with and note from the author, and discussion questions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [413]-416) and index
Contents
Mink slide -- Sugar Hill -- Get to pushin' -- Nigger in a pit -- Trouble fixin' to start -- A little Bolita -- Wipe this place clean -- A Christmas card -- Don't shoot, white man -- Quite a hose wielder -- Bad egg -- Atom smasher -- In any fight some fall -- This is a rape case -- You have pissed in my whiskey -- It's a funny thing -- No man alive or to be born -- All over the place, like rats -- Private parts -- A genius here before us -- The colored way -- A place in the sun
Control code
in900848860
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Harper Perennial ed.
Extent
x, 434, 18 p.
Isbn
9780061792267
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Devil in the grove : Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the dawn of a new America, Gilbert King
Publication
Note
  • Copyright date 2012
  • Includes an interview with and note from the author, and discussion questions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [413]-416) and index
Contents
Mink slide -- Sugar Hill -- Get to pushin' -- Nigger in a pit -- Trouble fixin' to start -- A little Bolita -- Wipe this place clean -- A Christmas card -- Don't shoot, white man -- Quite a hose wielder -- Bad egg -- Atom smasher -- In any fight some fall -- This is a rape case -- You have pissed in my whiskey -- It's a funny thing -- No man alive or to be born -- All over the place, like rats -- Private parts -- A genius here before us -- The colored way -- A place in the sun
Control code
in900848860
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Harper Perennial ed.
Extent
x, 434, 18 p.
Isbn
9780061792267
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.

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