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In the pines : a lynching, a lie, a reckoning

Hale, Grace Elizabeth (author.). Grisham, John, (writer of foreword.).

Summary: An award-winning scholar of white supremacy tackles her toughest research assignment yet: the unsolved murder of a black man in rural Mississippi while her grandfather was the local sheriff--a cold case that sheds new light on the hidden legacy of racial terror in America.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780316564748
  • ISBN: 0316564745
  • Physical Description: print
    xxxviii, 215 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2023.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-200) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword / by John Grisham -- Prologue: Two tales -- Introduction: Splinters and silence -- Part I: The road to the Lipsey Farm. In the pines -- A gamble -- A separate world -- Black boy -- Part II: "Quiet and orderly". The law -- Gone underground -- A lie -- The cost -- Epilogue: Unwritten history.
Subject: Lynching Mississippi History 20th century
Death
Burial
Hale, Grace Elizabeth Family
Family secrets
African Americans Crimes against Mississippi
Racism Mississippi History 20th century
Cold cases (Criminal investigation)
Lynchage Mississippi Histoire 20e siècle
Secrets de famille
Noirs américains Crimes contre Mississippi
Racisme Mississippi Histoire 20e siècle
Crimes non résolus
Sépulture
HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century / General
Lynching Case studies
African Americans
Mississippi
Genre: True crime stories.
True crime stories.
Récits criminels.

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