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The lynching : the epic courtroom battle that brought down the Klan, Laurence Leamer

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The lynching : the epic courtroom battle that brought down the Klan
Title
The lynching
Title remainder
the epic courtroom battle that brought down the Klan
Statement of responsibility
Laurence Leamer
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the brutal killing of a young Black man in Alabama and subsequent conviction of two Klansmen in 1981 and the civil suit against the United Klans of America that exposed the true motives and philosophy of the organization and ultimately bankrupted them
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
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Leamer, Laurence
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Donald, Michael
  • United Klans of America
  • Dees, Morris
  • Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
  • Dees, Morris
  • Donald, Michael
  • Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
  • United Klans of America
  • Lynching
  • Racism
  • Alabama
  • Lynching
  • Race relations
  • Racism
  • Alabama
Label
The lynching : the epic courtroom battle that brought down the Klan, Laurence Leamer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-358) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Fists against the earth -- Part 1: Night of the burning cross. Klan business ; A public display ; Thirteen knots ; "Good job, Tiger" ; A precious enclave ; The Klan's signature ; The value of things ; Bloody nails ; An open casket ; A major injustice ; Missionary work ; Prayers in the night ; A lesser crime ; Black sheep ; A capital offense ; The second-most-hated man ; A matter of justice ; "The forces of evil" ; "Sizzling of the flesh" ; A verdict -- Part 2: A time of judgment. "Where in the hell" ; Sunday school ; Turning back the tide ; "Who is Shelton?" ; The day of reckoning ; Freedom rides ; A personal brawl ; Riding again ; Eternal vigilance ; The schoolhouse door ; Good working people ; "Seeds of hate" ; A race thing ; Scrawny pine ; A follower of Christ ; A pain in the stomach ; A political prisoner ; Never ; Censored ; Lowering the boom ; Private matters ; Fighting the fight ; A wannabe -- Part 3: Roll call of justice. "Novel, but unlikely" ; An eye for an eye ; A clear and powerful message ; Natural consequences ; A book of prophecy ; "As you lie, you forget" ; Intruders in the night ; "Blood will flow" ; Shots in the night ; The end of an era ; Sending a signal ; Curveballs ; "Nice job, Daddy" ; Purity of the race ; A jury of one's peers ; Trading places ; "That's my mom" ; Remembrance ; A question of justice ; Death has no hold -- Where are they now?
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 372 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062458346
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
YBP Library Services
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)950881846
Label
The lynching : the epic courtroom battle that brought down the Klan, Laurence Leamer
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-358) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Fists against the earth -- Part 1: Night of the burning cross. Klan business ; A public display ; Thirteen knots ; "Good job, Tiger" ; A precious enclave ; The Klan's signature ; The value of things ; Bloody nails ; An open casket ; A major injustice ; Missionary work ; Prayers in the night ; A lesser crime ; Black sheep ; A capital offense ; The second-most-hated man ; A matter of justice ; "The forces of evil" ; "Sizzling of the flesh" ; A verdict -- Part 2: A time of judgment. "Where in the hell" ; Sunday school ; Turning back the tide ; "Who is Shelton?" ; The day of reckoning ; Freedom rides ; A personal brawl ; Riding again ; Eternal vigilance ; The schoolhouse door ; Good working people ; "Seeds of hate" ; A race thing ; Scrawny pine ; A follower of Christ ; A pain in the stomach ; A political prisoner ; Never ; Censored ; Lowering the boom ; Private matters ; Fighting the fight ; A wannabe -- Part 3: Roll call of justice. "Novel, but unlikely" ; An eye for an eye ; A clear and powerful message ; Natural consequences ; A book of prophecy ; "As you lie, you forget" ; Intruders in the night ; "Blood will flow" ; Shots in the night ; The end of an era ; Sending a signal ; Curveballs ; "Nice job, Daddy" ; Purity of the race ; A jury of one's peers ; Trading places ; "That's my mom" ; Remembrance ; A question of justice ; Death has no hold -- Where are they now?
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 372 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062458346
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
YBP Library Services
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)950881846

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