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Little pink house : a true story of defiance and courage

Author: Jeff Benedict
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Susette Kelo was just trying to rebuild her life when she purchased an old house perched on the waterfront in New London, Conn. It wasn't fancy, but with hard work she was able to turn it into a home that was important to her. Little did she know that the City of New London, desperate to revive its flailing economy, wanted to raze her house and others along the waterfront in order to win a lucrative Pfizer  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Benedict, Jeff.
Little pink house.
New York : Grand Central Pub, 2009
(OCoLC)760071858
Named Person: Susette Kelo; Susette Kelo
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Benedict
ISBN: 9780446508629 0446508624
OCLC Number: 225870153
Description: xv, 397 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Jeff Benedict.
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A fascinating and riveting telling of the highly-controversial and famous eminent domain case from New London, CT that rocked the nation.  Read more...

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