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An unspeakable crime : the prosecution and persecution of Leo Frank

Author: Elaine Marie Alphin
Publisher: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1913, thirteen-year-old pencil factory worker Mary Phagan was found murdered at her workplace in Atlanta, Georgia. One targeted suspect was Jewish factory superintendent Leo Frank. All of the inborn prejudice against Jews rose up in a feeling of satisfaction, that here would be a victim worthy to pay for the crime. Though the case was mishandled at every turn, Leo Frank was convicted. But did he commit the crime?
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Case studies Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Alphin, Elaine Marie.
Unspeakable crime
(DLC) 2008042300
(OCoLC)261342754
Named Person: Mary Phagan; Leo Frank; Mary Phagan; Leo Frank; Leo Frank; Mary Phagan
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine Marie Alphin
ISBN: 9781467749343 1467749346
OCLC Number: 887803926
Awards: Carter G. Woodson Award, 2011.
A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 1 online resource (152 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: Elaine Marie Alphin.

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In 1913, thirteen-year-old pencil factory worker Mary Phagan was found murdered at her workplace in Atlanta, Georgia. One targeted suspect was Jewish factory superintendent Leo Frank. All of the inborn prejudice against Jews rose up in a feeling of satisfaction, that here would be a victim worthy to pay for the crime. Though the case was mishandled at every turn, Leo Frank was convicted. But did he commit the crime?

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