A Death In Texas, A Story Of Race, Murder And A Small Town's Struggle For Redemption

By: Temple-Raston, Dina

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From the initial investigation through the trials and their aftermath, A Death in Texas tells the story of the infamous Byrd murder as seen through the eyes of enlightened Sheriff Billy Rowles. What he sees is a community forced to confront not only a grisly crime but also antebellum traditions about race. Drawing on extensive interviews with key players, journalist Dina Temple-Raston introduces a remarkable cast of characters, from the baby-faced killer, Bill King, to Joe Tonahill, Jasper's white patriarch who can't understand the furor over the killing. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 336 pages; 28593

Title: A Death In Texas, A Story Of Race, Murder And A Small Town's Struggle For Redemption

Author Name: Temple-Raston, Dina

Categories: African American,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt and Co.: 2002

ISBN Number: 0805066527

ISBN Number 13: 9780805066524

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 28593

Keywords: African American Men MURDER JAMES D. Byrd, Jr Jasper, Texas Hate Crimes Race Relations Discrimination Rick Perry,