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

Title Arc of justice a saga of race, civil rights, and murder in the Jazz Age
Names Boyle, Kevin.
Book Number DB059602
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Historian Boyle uses the 1925 case of African American doctor Ossian Sweet, who shot a white man while defending his house against a racist mob, to explore race relations in jazz-era America. Portrays the sensationalized murder trial and Clarence Darrow's legal tactics. Strong language. Nat'l Book Award. 2004.
Narrator Harpenau, Lou.
Local Subject The Law & Legal Rights - LAW
General Non-Fiction - GNF
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Award-Winning Adult Books - AWA
Booklist - National Book Award - BNBA
Audience Notes Award winner.
Male narrator.
Contains strong language.
LC Subject African Americans - Civil rights - History - 20th century
African Americans - Civil rights - Michigan - Detroit - History - 20th century
Trials (Murder) - Michigan - Detroit
Detroit (Mich.) - Race relations
United States - Race relations
Call Number 345.73025230977434 ANF
Language English
Released 2004
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2004 (APH, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: 1st ed. New York : H. Holt, 2004. 0805071458
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