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Title Devil in the grove : Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the dawn of a new America / Gilbert King.
Author King, Gilbert.
BIBLIOG. Includes bibliographical references (p. [413]-416) and index.
Summary Chronicles a little-known court case in which Thurgood Marshall successfully saved a black citrus worker from the electric chair after the worker was accused of raping a white woman with three other black men.
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 Castlewood Non-Fiction  305.896073 KING  DUE 08-11-14
Publisher New York : Harper, c2012.
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 434 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subject Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- Florida -- Groveland.
Groveland (Fla.) -- Race relations.
Rape -- Florida -- Groveland.
African Americans -- Civil rights.
Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
HISTORY / United States / 20th Century.
ISBN 9780061792281
0061792284
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