Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America

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Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America

Authors

Gilbert King

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Document Type

Book

Description

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.

Publication Date

2012

Publisher

Harper

City

New York

State

NY

Award

2013 Nonfiction Runner-Up

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | History | Nonfiction

Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America

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