Devil In The Grove
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📒Devil In The Grove ✍ Gilbert King
✏Devil in the Grove Book Summary : Devil in the Grove, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction, is a gripping true story of racism, murder, rape, and the law. It brings to light one of the most dramatic court cases in American history, and offers a rare and revealing portrait of Thurgood Marshall that the world has never seen before. As Isabel Wilkerson’s The Warmth of Other Suns did for the story of America’s black migration, Gilbert King’s Devil in the Grove does for this great untold story of American legal history, a dangerous and uncertain case from the days immediately before Brown v. Board of Education in which the young civil rights attorney Marshall risked his life to defend a boy slated for the electric chair—saving him, against all odds, from being sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit.
✏Release Date : 1714
✏Pages : 22
✏ISBN : OXFORD:N11737553
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
✏Magdalen Grove Or a Dialogue Between the Doctor and the Devil Written in February in the Year 1713 and Found Among the Papers of a Gentleman Deceas d Humbly Dedicated to the Author and Admirers of The Apparition a Poem Book Summary :
📒A Healing Grove ✍ Stephanie Rose Bird
✏A Healing Grove Book Summary : Exploring the practical uses, spiritual traditions, and historical aspects of trees in the heritage of African Americans, this therapeutic guide offers ways to rediscover and implement natural practices in 21st-century daily life. As diverse as a sacred wood, topics covered include everything from hunting, gathering, and processing to natural divination, animal omens, oracles, signs, and forest medicine for wellness and beauty. This instructional meditation teaches African, Caribbean, and African American traditions, symbols, rituals, ceremonies, and healing techniques for better health, beauty, and quality of life.
📒Beneath A Ruthless Sun ✍ Gilbert King
✏Beneath a Ruthless Sun Book Summary : NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY NPR and THE WASHINGTON POST "Compelling, insightful and important, Beneath a Ruthless Sun exposes the corruption of racial bigotry and animus that shadows a community, a state and a nation. A fascinating examination of an injustice story all too familiar and still largely ignored, an engaging and essential read." --Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy From the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller Devil in the Grove, the gripping true story of a small town with a big secret. In December 1957, the wife of a Florida citrus baron is raped in her home while her husband is away. She claims a "husky Negro" did it, and the sheriff, the infamous racist Willis McCall, does not hesitate to round up a herd of suspects. But within days, McCall turns his sights on Jesse Daniels, a gentle, mentally impaired white nineteen-year-old. Soon Jesse is railroaded up to the state hospital for the insane, and locked away without trial. But crusading journalist Mabel Norris Reese cannot stop fretting over the case and its baffling outcome. Who was protecting whom, or what? She pursues the story for years, chasing down leads, hitting dead ends, winning unlikely allies. Bit by bit, the unspeakable truths behind a conspiracy that shocked a community into silence begin to surface. Beneath a Ruthless Sun tells a powerful, page-turning story rooted in the fears that rippled through the South as integration began to take hold, sparking a surge of virulent racism that savaged the vulnerable, debased the powerful, and roils our own times still.
📒Xxviii Sermons Preached At Golden Grove Etc ✍ Jeremy TAYLOR (Bishop of Down and Connor, and of Dromore.)
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📒Holly Grove ✍ Alton Ellison
✏Holly Grove Book Summary : Officer Joe Duncan was fulfi lling a lifelong dream of being a big-city police offi cer. Offi cer Duncan had graduated from the academy at the top of his class and was immediately off ered a position in the Chicago Police Department. As with everything, nothing lasts forever. After a few years, the luster of the big city was gone, and Joe was now ready to move on. He talked a lot about leaving Chicago and going home, but no one could have prepared him for the way he would leave or at least why he would leave. On a cold Chicago night, the lives of Joe Duncan and Bill Wood would be changed forever. Both men were injured in a shootout at Big Sal's Bar. Bill Wood died from his injuries a few months later, but both would witness something that neither would ever forget. Th e ghost of a small blond-haired, blue-eyed little girl named Jenny Bell would appear during the shootout and eventually enter Joe Duncan's life on a daily basis, appearing in his patrol car on any given day. Th is little girl would eventually convince Offi cer Duncan to return to her small town and solve her murder mystery. At the time, the people in Holly Grove only considered her death an accident until Joe Duncan came snooping around and asking questions. What he found was astounding to himself and to the people of Holly Grove. After Joe Duncan had fulfi lled his promise to Jenny, she left and never appeared to him again. Or maybe she did?
📒Devil S Cut ✍ Roxann Perkins
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📒Sympathy For The Devil ✍ Paul Trynka
✏Sympathy for the Devil Book Summary : The story of the Rolling Stones is one of the epic rock 'n' roll yarns of our time. Their music defined today's cultural landscape and their history is a source of endless fascination for music fans around the world. Yet one crucial part of that story has never been comprehensively analysed: the role of Brian Jones, the visionary who founded the band and controlled their early music down to the smallest detail. Drawing on over one hundred interviews with key principals including Keith Richards, Andrew Oldham and Marianne Faithfull, this is a story told from a totally new perspective and which lays bare the shocking ruthlessness, internal warfare and sexual competition within this most legendary of bands. As well as exploring Jones' crucial role in the Stones' music, it will also investigate the unravelling of his psyche, as observed by Brian's family, friends, bandmates, lovers and enemies. Victors get to write the history - but it's never wholly true. Brian's life story is a gripping one, an epic battle between creativity and ambition, between self-sabotage and betrayal. This book will disentangle the threads of the Rolling Stones story and put Brian Jones firmly in the foreground.
📒The Devil Uncle Will ✍ Harold Miles
✏The Devil Uncle Will Book Summary : Maybe you'll be glad Uncle Will wasn't your best friend, but you will be glad you've read about Uncle Will and his exploits. We're talking about someone whose funeral was attended by people who mostly just wanted to make sure he was dead: Even the preacher couldn't cook up a decent eulogy! Oh, Uncle Will was a character, all right. His specialties: lyin', cheatin', gamblin', drinkin', and good livin'. And, in his own way, lovin'. The Devil and Uncle Will immortalizes many of the unforgettable adventures and stories Harold Miles heard from Uncle Will himself. Written with a special fondness for the old reprobate, The Devil and Uncle Will brings to life an extraordinary character-someone who actually claimed he'd made a pact with the devil. Latter-day Faust, good-ol'-boy gone bad-that's Uncle Will. Harold Miles' style is lively, poignant, captivating. He knew and loved-and often found it hard to love-Uncle Will. Heck, he's kinfolk. But though there's an underlying deep seriousness in The Devil and Uncle Will, it's also an extremely funny book-southern humor at its best. You'll laugh out loud, smile, maybe even shed a tear or two. But, whatever your emotions, you won't want to put this book down!