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The Port Chicago 50

Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights

The Port Chicago 50( )
Author: Sheinkin, Steve
Editor: Barcellona, Christine
ISBN:978-1-250-07349-5
Publication Date:Jan 2017
Publisher:Square Fish
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $12.99
Book Description:

An astonishing civil rights story from Newbery Honor winner and multiple-time 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...
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Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Civil Rights
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.2 x 9.09 x 0.49 Inches
Book Weight:0.704 Pounds



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