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The savage city : race, murder, and a generation on the edge
Title:
The savage city : race, murder, and a generation on the edge
ISBN:
9780061824555
Publication Information:
New York : William Morrow, c2011.
Physical Description:
xxi, 474 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents:
Blood of the lamb -- Business as usual -- The bowels of Brooklyn -- "Get those niggers" -- Getting flopped -- On the button -- Harlem nocturne -- Fathers and sons -- Fear -- Back power ; "Holy shit!" - Revolution -- "Off the pigs!" -- Whitmore's last stand -- The rot within -- Panther justice -- NEWKILL -- Long time comin'.
Abstract:
"A major new work from the New York Times bestselling author of Havana Nocturne and The Westies: Through the stories of three desperate men--an innocent man wrongly accused of murder, a corrupt cop, and a militant Black Panther--T. J. English tells the story of race, violence, and urban chaos in 1960s New York City"--Provided by publisher.
Format:
Book