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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317 pages; Fine/Fine. Full number sequence. Attractive gray on teal boards with bright silver lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is great! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! A vivid account of how a small Texas town faced up to its racist past in the wake of the brutal murder of James Byrd, Jr. Before 1998 few Americans had ever heard of Jasper, Texas. That all changed June 7, 1998, when a trio of young white men chained a forty-nine year old black man named James Byrd, Jr. To the bumper of a truck and dragged him three miles down a country road.

Title: A Death in Texas: a Story of Race, Murder, and a Small Town's Struggle for Redemption

Author Name: Temple-Raston, Dina

Illustrator: Illustrated by Jaramillo, Raquel; Metsch, Fritz

Categories: History, Race Relations,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt: 2002

ISBN Number: 0805066527

ISBN Number 13: 9780805066524

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 14894

Keywords: Non-fiction,