9780061792281

Devil in the Grove : Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America

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    9780061792281

  • ISBN10:

    0061792284

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/6/2012
  • Publisher: Harpercollins
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Summary

A gripping true story of racism, murder, rape, and the law that brings to light one of the most dramatic court cases in American history--and offers a rare and revealing portrait of the young and flamboyant civil rights attorney Thurgood Marshall as he has never been seen before.

Table of Contents

Prologuep. 1
Mink Slidep. 7
Sugar Hillp. 21
Get to PushinĘp. 33
Nigger in a Pitp. 40
Trouble Fixin' to Startp. 58
A Little Bolitap. 72
Wipe this Place Cleanp. 84
A Christmas Cardp. 100
Don't Shoot White Manp. 113
Quite a Hose Wielderp. 124
Bad Eggp. 150
Atom Smasherp. 178
In any Fight Some Fallp. 193
THis is a Rape Casep. 210
You Have Pissed in my Whiskeyp. 219
It's Funny Thingp. 240
No Man Alive or to be Bornp. 258
All Over The Place, Like Ratsp. 273
Private Partsp. 283
A Genius Here Before USp. 303
The Colored Wayp. 321
A Place In The Sunp. 331
Epiloguep. 353
Acknowledgementsp. 363
A Note On Sourcesp. 366
Notesp. 368
Selected Bibliographyp. 413
Indexp. 417
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