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Title The savage city : race, murder, and a generation on the edge / by T.J. English.
Author English, T. J., 1957-
Publication New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2011.
Description xxi, 484 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Call # 974.71043 E
Note "With a new afterword"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Blood of the lamb -- Business as usual -- The bowels of Brooklyn -- "Get those niggers" -- Getting flopped -- On the button -- Harlem nocturne -- Fathers and sons -- Fear -- Black power -- "Holy shit!" -- Revolution -- "Off the pigs!" -- Whitmore's last stand -- The rot within -- Panther justice -- NEWKILL -- Long time comin'.
Summary "A major new work from the New York Times bestselling author of Havana Nocturne and The Westies: Through the stories of three desperate men--an innocent man wrongly accused of murder, a corrupt cop, and a militant Black Panther--T.J. English tells the story of race, violence, and urban chaos in 1960s New York City"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Murder -- New York (State) -- New York.
Violence -- New York (State) -- New York.
Police corruption -- New York (State) -- New York.
New York (N.Y.) -- Race relations.
Murder. (OCoLC)fst01029781
Police corruption. (OCoLC)fst01068588
Race relations. (OCoLC)fst01086509
Violence. (OCoLC)fst01167224
New York (State) -- New York. (OCoLC)fst01204333
ISBN 9781451752434 (hardcover) :
1451752431 (hardcover)

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