Beneath a Ruthless Sun: A True Story of Violence, Race, and Justice Lost and Found

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Beneath a Ruthless Sun: A True Story of Violence, Race, and Justice Lost and Found

Authors

Gilbert King

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Document Type

Book

Description

From the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller "Devil in the Grove" comes a gripping story of sex, race, class, corruption, and the arc of justice. In December 1957, Blanche Bosanquet Knowles, the wealthy young wife of a citrus baron, is raped in her home while her husband is away. Journalist Mabel Norris Reese and an inexperienced young lawyer pursue the case, winning unlikely allies and chasing down

Publication Date

2018

Publisher

Riverhead Books

City

New York

State

NY

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | History | Nonfiction

Beneath a Ruthless Sun: A True Story of Violence, Race, and Justice Lost and Found

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