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The Port Chicago 50

Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights

The Port Chicago 50( )
Author: Sheinkin, Steve
Read by: Hoffman, Dominic
ISBN:978-0-8041-6742-0
Publication Date:Jan 2014
Publisher:Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
Imprint:Listening Library (Audio)
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $27.00
Book Description:

An astonishing civil rights story from Newbery Honor winner and National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin. On July 17, 1944, a massive explosion rocked the segregated Navy base at Port Chicago, California, killing more than 300 sailors who were at the docks, critically injuring off-duty men in their bunks, and shattering windows up to a mile away. On August 9th, 244 men refused to go back to work until unsafe and unfair conditions at the docks were addressed. When the...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.05 x 5.8 x 0.55 Inches
Book Weight:0.26 Pounds



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