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Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age

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In this electrifying story of the sensational murder trial that divided Detroit and ignited the civil rights struggle, Boyle weaves a tapestry of narrative history that documents the volatile America of the 1920s and recreates the Sweet family's journey from slavery to the middle class. Hide synopsis

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Alix

A Different Detroit

by Alix on Apr 26, 2007

This true story reads like a novel and is a glimpse into a world of prejudice, immigration, hope and sheer courage. The 1920's in Detroit was a world where industrialization was changing the city and its previously held values in regard to race. I was fascinated by this book and ordered two more for close friends I knew would like this story.

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