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Our Town

A Heartland Lynching, a Haunted Town, and the Hidden History of White America

Our Town( )
Author: Carr, Cynthia
ISBN:978-0-307-34188-4
Publication Date:Mar 2007
Publisher:Crown/Archetype
Imprint:Broadway Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

The brutal lynching of two young black men in Marion, Indiana, on August 7, 1930, cast a shadow over the town that still lingers. It is only one event in the long and complicated history of race relations in Marion, a history much ignored and considered by many to be best forgotten. But the lynching cannot be forgotten. It is too much a part of the fabric of Marion, too much ingrained even now in the minds of those who live there. In Our Town journalist Cynthia Carr explores the...
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Book Details
Pages:528
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / General
Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.1 x 9.3 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:1.43 Pounds



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