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Title:
Rising road : a true tale of love, race, and religion in America
Author:
Davies, Sharon L., 1960-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.

©2010
Physical Description:
327 pages ; 24 cm
Summary:
Recounts the murder of James Coyle, Catholic priest, in 1921 in Birmingham, Alabama, by a Methodist minister in broad daylight and in front of several witnesses. The reason? The priest had just presided over the marriage of the Methodist minister's daughter to a young Puerto Rican migrant and practicing Catholic.
General Note:
"First issued as an Oxford University Press paperback, 2011"--Verso
Language:
English
Contents:
Resistance -- A parish to run -- Until death do us part -- A city reacts -- A killer speaks -- The building of a defense -- The engines of justice turn -- Black robes, white robes -- Trials and tribulations -- Shadow boxing -- A jury's verdict.
ISBN:
9780199794454
Format :
Book