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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.
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10027610
Cataloging source
DLC
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King, Gilbert
Dewey number
305.896/073075922
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV9956.G76
LC item number
K56 2012
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Discrimination in criminal justice administration
  • Groveland (Fla.)
  • Rape
  • African Americans
  • Marshall, Thurgood
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • 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
Contents
Prologue -- 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 masher -- In any fight some fall -- My own curiosity -- You have pissed in my whiskey -- It's a funny thing -- No man alive or to be born -- All over the place, like rats -- Knows more law -- A genius here before us -- The colored way -- A place in the sun -- Epilogue
Control code
2011033757
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780061792281
Lccn
2011033757
Label
Devil in the grove : Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the dawn of a new America, Gilbert King
Publication
Contents
Prologue -- 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 masher -- In any fight some fall -- My own curiosity -- You have pissed in my whiskey -- It's a funny thing -- No man alive or to be born -- All over the place, like rats -- Knows more law -- A genius here before us -- The colored way -- A place in the sun -- Epilogue
Control code
2011033757
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780061792281
Lccn
2011033757

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