Murder at the Sleepy Lagoon: Zoot Suits, Race, and Riot in Wartime L.A.

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The notorious 1942 "Sleepy Lagoon" murder trial in Los Angeles concluded with the conviction of seventeen young Mexican American men for the alleged gang slaying of fellow youth Jose Diaz. Just five months later, the so-called Zoot Suit Riot erupted, as white soldiers in the city attacked minority youths and burned their distinctive zoot suits. ... Read More

Murder at the Sleepy Lagoon: Zoot Suits, Race, and Riot in Wartime L.A. 2009, ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd, Richmond, BC
Large Print 16 pt. Large type / large print.

ISBN-13: 9781442995048

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