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In the pines : a lynching, a lie, a reckoning / Grace Elizabeth Hale ; [foreword by John Grisham].

Hale, Grace Elizabeth, (author.). Grisham, John, (writer of foreword.).

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  • ISBN: 9780316564748
  • ISBN: 0316564745
  • Physical Description: xxxviii, 215 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2023.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: Two tales -- Introduction: Splinters and silence -- Part I: The road to the Lipsey Farm. In the pines -- A gamble -- A separate world -- Black boy -- Part II: "Quiet and orderly". The law -- Gone underground -- A lie -- The cost -- Epilogue: Unwritten history.
Summary, etc.:
An award-winning scholar of white supremacy tackles her toughest research assignment yet: the unsolved murder of a black man in rural Mississippi while her grandfather was the local sheriff--a cold case that sheds new light on the hidden legacy of racial terror in America.
Subject: Lynching > Mississippi > History > 20th century.
Hale, Grace Elizabeth > Family.
Family secrets.
African Americans > Crimes against > Mississippi.
Racism > Mississippi > History > 20th century.
Cold cases (Criminal investigation)
Genre: True crime stories.

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