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8 edition of Fire in a Canebrake found in the catalog.

Fire in a Canebrake

The Last Mass Lynching in America

by Laura Wexler

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Scribner .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Walton County,
  • Mass murder,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • Black American Sociology,
  • Murder,
  • Sociology,
  • Lynching,
  • History: American,
  • Georgia,
  • Discrimination & Racism,
  • Minority Studies - Race Relations,
  • History / United States / General,
  • Case studies,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • African Americans,
  • Crimes against

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7722783M
    ISBN 100684868164
    ISBN 109780684868165
    OCLC/WorldCa50028615

    Wexler ignored the pessimists and went on to write the Fire in Canebrake. This occurrence ironically foreshadows events in the book. Wexler goal was to seek out the truth in a post-slavery/war America. She wanted to display how much of an impact the lynching of four black sharecroppers in Georgia had on America and race relations.   FIRE IN A CANEBRAKE. The Last Mass Lynching in America. By Laura Wexler. Scribner. pp. $24 On J , a black man named Roger Malcom was bailed out of the county jail in Monroe, Ga.

    Fire in a canebrake book summary This thing Sorrells refers to is the subject of Laura Wexler's exceptional new book, Fire In A Canebrake. The murders are / The term, "Fire in a Canebrake", is a phrase that Walton County, Georgia residents used to describe the sounds of the fatal gunshots that commenced the last mass lynching in America; it is also the title of Laura Wexler's historical account of the Moore's Ford lynching where four blacks were murdered in /5(32). J In Walton County, Georgia, a mob of white men commit one of the most heinous racial crimes in America's history: the shotgun murder of four black sharecroppers -- two men and two women -- at Moore's Ford Bridge. Fire in a Canebrake, the term locals used to describe the sound of the fatal gunshots, is the story of our nation's last mass lynching on record.

    Buy Fire in a Canebrake: The Last Mass Lynching in America by Laura Wexler online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ Fire in a Canebrake: A Book Review The Moore’s Ford lynching, that took place in Walton County, Georgia in has been referred to as both a turning point for race relations in the United States and the truest representation of race in America. Author, Laura Wexler, tells the story of the investigation following the lynching of four African Americans and the downfall of the investigation Author: Lexilord.   Fire in a Canebrake (Book). Ford, Vernon // Booklist;11/15/, Vol. 99 Issue 6, p Reviews the book 'Fire in a Canebreak: The Last Mass Lynching in America,' by Laura Wexler. FIRE IN A CANEBRAKE (Book). // Kirkus Reviews;10/1/, Vol. 70 Is p Reviews the book 'Fire in a Canebrake: The Last Mass Lynching in America,' by.


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Fire in a Canebrake by Laura Wexler Download PDF EPUB FB2

SyntaxTextGen not activatedFire in a Pdf pursues the legacy of the Moore's Ford lynching into the present, exploring the conflicting memories of Walton County's black and white citizens, and examining the testimony of a white man who claims he was a secret witness to the crime.Following a spate of excellent books on lynching—Without Sanctuary; At the Hands of Persons Unknown; FIRE IN A CANEBRAKE: The Last Mass Lynching in .I’ve ebook television for Amazon Studios and am the ebook of FIRE IN A CANEBRAKE, a nonfiction book about an unsolved mass lynching.

I’m the co-founder and co-producer of The Stoop Storytelling Series, a Baltimore-based live show and podcast that features “ordinary” people telling the extraordinary true tales of their lives.