The Resource He calls me by lightning : the life of Caliph Washington and the forgotten saga of Jim Crow, southern justice, and the death penalty, S. Jonathan Bass

He calls me by lightning : the life of Caliph Washington and the forgotten saga of Jim Crow, southern justice, and the death penalty, S. Jonathan Bass

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He calls me by lightning : the life of Caliph Washington and the forgotten saga of Jim Crow, southern justice, and the death penalty
Title
He calls me by lightning
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the life of Caliph Washington and the forgotten saga of Jim Crow, southern justice, and the death penalty
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S. Jonathan Bass
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eng
Summary
A heroic reconstruction of the forgotten life of a wrongfully convicted man whose story becomes an historic portrait of racial injustice in the civil rights era
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Title
He calls me by lightning
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Summary
In 1957 Alabama, a traffic stop ended with an African American veteran's being accused of killing a white policeman. Caliph Washington was convicted in several trials, but each conviction was overturned. Later, Governor George Wallace stayed his execution numerous times. Vividly depicting Washington's life, the questionable convictions, and the Jim Crow atmosphere surrounding the case, He Calls Me by Lighting offers an eye-opening critique of the racial disparities in American criminal justice. -- Description by Katherine Bradley Johnson
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Story line
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Biography type
individual biography
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10563154
Cataloging source
NcU/DLC
Dewey number
  • 305.8009761
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.93.A3
LC item number
B37 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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the life of Caliph Washington and the forgotten saga of Jim Crow, southern justice, and the death penalty
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the life of Caliph Washington and the forgotten saga of Jim Crow, southern justice, and the death penalty
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S. Jonathan Bass
He calls me by lightning : the life of Caliph Washington and the forgotten saga of Jim Crow, southern justice, and the death penalty, S. Jonathan Bass
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He calls me by lightning : the life of Caliph Washington and the forgotten saga of Jim Crow, southern justice, and the death penalty, S. Jonathan Bass
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-385) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
Steal away -- A hell of a place -- "These white folks will kill you" -- "In Bessemer, anything can happen" -- A "well bound book" -- "Because it was self-defense" -- A violent and accidental death -- "There are lots of ways to fight" -- "I just say I am innocent" -- "You belong to the state of Alabama" -- "please spare my life" -- Called by lightning -- A thunderous arrival -- Whereabouts unknown -- Sinners to convert -- Segregation's last stand -- "Sojourn in the shadow of death" -- "In a wasted land of no want" -- "He still ain't dead" -- "Set me free dear Jesus" -- Conclusion: the Salvation Club
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 413 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781631492372
Lccn
2017005135
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
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illustrations
System control number
  • ocn951070922
  • (OCoLC)951070922

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