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The rope : a true story of murder, heroism, and the dawn of the NAACP / Alex Tresniowski.

Tresniowski, Alex, (author.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Umatilla County Public Libraries.
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Summary:

"From New York Times bestselling author Alex Tresniowski comes a page-turning, remarkable true-crime thriller recounting the 1910 murder of ten-year-old Marie Smith, the dawn of modern criminal detection and the launch of the NAACP. The Rope is an important piece of history that gives a voice to the voiceless and resurrects a long-forgotten true crime story that speaks to the very divisions tearing at the nation's fabric today"--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Pendleton Public Library 364.152 T725 (Text) 37801000675924 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 05/08/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982114022
  • Physical Description: xii, 322 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First 37 INK/Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : 37 Ink, Simon & Schuster, 2021.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Black diamond -- The flower -- A new Eden -- Blood under a black skin -- The Wanamassa -- Burn scars -- 19 1/2 Atkins Avenue -- Came the men -- The cry of humanity -- Gather my race in my arms -- A Negro's crime -- The secret plan -- A guilty mind -- Grace Foster -- My besetting sin -- Turn our faces to the West -- A balance of goodness and evil -- The greenhouse -- What kind of fellow he was -- Afraid of what they might find -- The agonies of the damned -- Nobody seen me do it -- The watchtower -- Two coffins -- The hellhound -- The hands of parties unknown -- Frog James -- The rope -- Immoral thoughts and expressions -- Angels could do no more -- Rope and coal oil -- The premonition -- Once to every man and nation -- Still he lay in jail -- What was her name? -- On the square -- "It won't bring her back" -- The fortress -- The Lord has willed it so.
Summary, etc.:
"From New York Times bestselling author Alex Tresniowski comes a page-turning, remarkable true-crime thriller recounting the 1910 murder of ten-year-old Marie Smith, the dawn of modern criminal detection and the launch of the NAACP. The Rope is an important piece of history that gives a voice to the voiceless and resurrects a long-forgotten true crime story that speaks to the very divisions tearing at the nation's fabric today"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Murder > New Jersey > Asbury Park > History > 20th century.
Murder > Investigation > New Jersey > Asbury Park > History > 20th century.
Heroes > New Jersey > Asbury Park > History > 20th century.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

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