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Arc of justice : a saga of race, rights, and murder in the Jazz Age

Author: Kevin Boyle
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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[In this book, the author offers] a great service to history ... With deep research and graceful prose, he has taken a single moment, the hot September day in 1925 when Ossian and Gladys Sweet moved into a bungalow on Garland Avenue in Detroit, and from that woven an amazing and unforgettable story of prejudice and justice at the dawn of America's racial awakening.-Dust jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Trials, litigation, etc
Named Person: Ossian Sweet; Clarence Darrow; Clarence Darrow; Ossian Sweet
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Boyle
OCLC Number: 57356991
Notes: Originally published: New York : Henry Holt, c2004. 1st ed.
"National Book Award Winner"--Cover p. [i].
Description: 1 sound disc : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: America --
Where death waits --
Ain't no slavery no more --
Migration --
Uplift me, pride --
White houses --
Letter of your law --
Freedmen, sons of God, Americans --
Prodigal son --
Prejudice --
Judgment day --
Requiescam.
Responsibility: Kevin Boyle.

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[In this book, the author offers] a great service to history ... With deep research and graceful prose, he has taken a single moment, the hot September day in 1925 when Ossian and Gladys Sweet moved into a bungalow on Garland Avenue in Detroit, and from that woven an amazing and unforgettable story of prejudice and justice at the dawn of America's racial awakening.-Dust jacket.

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