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Hog butcher : a novel

Author: Ronald L Fair
Publisher: Evanston, Illinois : Northwestern University Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ten-year-old boys Earl and Wilford are frequently courtside in the South Side of Chicago watching their role model Nathaniel "Cornbread" Hamilton as he prepares to leave for college on a basketball scholarship. Their world comes crashing down in an alley when two cops--one white, one black--mistake Cornbread for a fleeing burglary suspect. What follows threatens to tear apart the community.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald L Fair
ISBN: 9780810129887 0810129884
OCLC Number: 863789879
Description: ix, 182 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Ronald L. Fair ; foreword by Cecil Brown.

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Instantly recognized as a gritty classic when it was first published in 1966, Hog Butcher was later adapted for the 1975 film Cornbread, Earl and Me. This new edition brings back into print Fair's  Read more...

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