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Magic City

Author: Jewell Parker Rhodes
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins Publishers, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A fictionalized account based on the true story of a white woman who accused a black man of rape in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1921, in order to avoid a forced marriage to the farmhand who actually raped her. The resulting riots pitted the National Guard against the community of Greenwood, known as the "Negro Wall Street," and resulted in the complete destruction of that town.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jewell Parker Rhodes
ISBN: 0060187328 9780060187323 0060929073 9780060929077
OCLC Number: 36307945
Description: 270 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Jewell Parker Rhodes.

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A fictionalized account based on the true story of a white woman who accused a black man of rape in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1921, in order to avoid a forced marriage to the farmhand who actually raped her. The resulting riots pitted the National Guard against the community of Greenwood, known as the "Negro Wall Street," and resulted in the complete destruction of that town.

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