Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America (Audio)
Publish date: May 22nd 2013
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, American History
, True Crime
This is not a biography of Thurgood Marshall. In many ways, it is a study of one case during the years after WW II and before Brown. King includes infromation about other cases, showcasing that there are names we should know besides Till.King also looks at all the players in the Groveland and in par...
As this was a subject I knew very little about, this was very informative, both from a objective and subjective, emotive standpoint. However the book lacked focus. Mostly the book was about the Groveland boys, but sometimes it was about Thurgood Marshall, who was only partially involved in the case,...
This book was read beautifully by Peter Francis James. If I could have, I would have given it ten stars. It should be required reading in schools across the country. I grew up, went to school, got degrees, but I was never taught about the injustice in the black community in such a detailed, well res...
Enlightening! Easily one of the best books I have read this year. It is one thing to learn about the struggle against prejudice and inequality in a textbook, and it is quite another to FEEL as though you are LIVING it. Gilbert King is able to transport his readers back to a time which should not be ...
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