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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
Author
Subject
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
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
King, Gilbert
Dewey number
305.896
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Groveland Four Trial, Groveland, Fla., 1949-1952
  • Trials (Rape)
  • Discrimination in criminal justice administration
  • Marshall, Thurgood
Label
Devil in the grove : Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the dawn of a new America, Gilbert King
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 638-641) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 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 -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn985283267
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial Olive edition.
Extent
xii, 641 pages
Isbn
9780062692320
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)985283267
Label
Devil in the grove : Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the dawn of a new America, Gilbert King
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 638-641) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 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 -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn985283267
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial Olive edition.
Extent
xii, 641 pages
Isbn
9780062692320
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)985283267

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