Devil In The Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America (Hardcover)
|Author: Gilbert King|
|A gripping true story of racism, murder, rape, and the law that brings to light one of the most dramatic court cases in American history--and offers a rare and revealing portrait of the young and flamboyant civil rights attorney Thurgood Marshall as he has never been seen before.|
From the Publisher:
Chronicles a little-known court case in which Thurgood Marshall successfully saved a black citrus worker from the electric chair after the worker was accused of raping a white woman with three other black men. 40,000 first printing.