Score: 4.5
From 42 Ratings

Blood at the Root


  • Author: Peter Robinson
  • Release Date : 2009-10-13
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 1067762 Bytes


New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author Peter Robinson brings us a tantalizing tale of suspense in this classic Inspector Banks thriller.In the long shadows of an alley a young man is murdered by an unknown assailant. The shattering echoes of his death will be felt throughout a small provincial community on the edge—because the victim was far from innocent, a youth whose sordid secret life was a tangle of bewildering contradictions. Now a dedicated policeman beset by his own tormenting demons must follow the leads into the darkest corners of the human mind in order to catch a killer.Delving into the complicated human psyche, Blood at the Root showcases Peter Robinson’s singular talent in an exceptional novel of suspense that wil...

Score: 5
From 18 Ratings

Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America


  • Author: Patrick Phillips
  • Release Date : 2016-09-20
  • Genre: United States
  • File Size: 5242043 Bytes


“Gripping and meticulously documented.”—Don Schanche Jr., Washington PostForsyth County, Georgia, at the turn of the twentieth century, was home to a large African American community that included ministers and teachers, farmers and field hands, tradesmen, servants, and children. But then in September of 1912, three young black laborers were accused of raping and murdering a white girl. One man was dragged from a jail cell and lynched on the town square, two teenagers were hung after a one-day trial, and soon bands of white “night riders” launched a coordinated campaign of arson and terror, driving all 1,098 black citizens out of the county. The charred ruins of homes and churches disappeared into the weeds, until the people and places of b...

Blood at the Root  A Racial Cleansing in America
Score: 4.5
From 8 Ratings

Blood at the Root A Racial Cleansing in America


  • Author : Patrick Phillips
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2016-09-20
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780393293029


Blood at the Root A Racial Cleansing in America Book Description :

“Gripping and meticulously documented.”—Don Schanche Jr., Washington Post Forsyth County, Georgia, at the turn of the twentieth century, was home to a large African American community that included ministers and teachers, farmers and field hands, tradesmen, servants, and children. But then in September of 1912, three young black laborers were accused of raping and murdering a white girl. One man was dragged from a jail cell and lynched on the town square, two teenagers were hung after a one-day trial, and soon bands of white “night riders” launched a coordinated campaign of arson and terror, driving all 1,098 black citizens out of the county. The charred ruins of homes and churches disappeared into the weeds, until the people and places of ...

Blood at the Root

Blood at the Root


  • Author : Dominique Morisseau
  • Publisher : Samuel French, Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2017-05-18
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0573705143


Blood at the Root Book Description :

A drama based on the Jena Six: six black students who were initially charged with attempted murder for a school fight after being provoked with nooses hanging from a tree on campus. The play examines issues of racism, homophobia, and justice -- or the lack thereof....

Blood at the Root

Blood at the Root


  • Author : Ann Ferguson
  • Publisher : Pandora Press
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UVA:X001827172


Blood at the Root Book Description :

The author critiques others' theories and ideas on feminism while developing and producing her own new theory...

Dead Right
Score: 3.5
From 7 Ratings

Dead Right


  • Author : Peter Robinson
  • Publisher : Penguin Canada
  • Release Date : 2008-12-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780143173205


Dead Right Book Description :

On a rainy night in Eastvale, a teenager is found in an alleyway, smashed over the head with a beer bottle and beaten to death. What first looks like a typical after-hours pub brawl gone seriously wrong soon becomes more complex and more sinister. The victim, Jason Fox, was a member of a white power organization known as the Albion League, and had recently been let go from his factory job because of his racist views. So who was his killer? The Pakistani youths he had insulted in the pub earlier that evening? The shady friends of his business partner, Mark Wood? Or could it have been someone from the organization who was concerned with Jason's growing power? Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks and Detective Constable Susan Gay must struggle with a ca...

Blood at the Root

Blood at the Root


  • Author : Jennie Lightweis-Goff
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 2011-08-31
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781438436302


Blood at the Root Book Description :

Examines the relationship of lynching to black and white citizenship in the 19th and 20th century U.S. through a focus on historical, visual, cultural, and literary texts....

Blood at the Root

Blood at the Root


  • Author : Jennie Lightweis-Goff
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 2011-08-31
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781438436302


Blood at the Root Book Description :

Examines the relationship of lynching to black and white citizenship in the 19th and 20th century U.S. through a focus on historical, visual, cultural, and literary texts....

Blood at the Root
Score: 3.5
From 7 Ratings

Blood at the Root


  • Author : Peter Robinson
  • Publisher : William Morrow Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2016-06-21
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0062431234


Blood at the Root Book Description :

New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author Peter Robinson brings us a tantalizing tale of suspense in this classic Inspector Banks thriller. In the long shadows of an alley a young man is murdered by an unknown assailant. The shattering echoes of his death will be felt throughout a small provincial community on the edge—because the victim was far from innocent, a youth whose sordid secret life was a tangle of bewildering contradictions. Now a dedicated policeman beset by his own tormenting demons must follow the leads into the darkest corners of the human mind in order to catch a killer. Delving into the complicated human psyche, Blood at the Root showcases Peter Robinson’s singular talent in an exceptional novel of suspense that w...

Bad Blood
Score: 4
From 51 Ratings

Bad Blood


  • Author : John Carreyrou
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2018-05-21
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781524731663


Bad Blood Book Description :

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY: NPR, The New York Times Book Review, Time, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post • The McKinsey Business Book of the Year The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the one-time multibillion-dollar biotech startup founded by Elizabeth Holmes—now the subject of the HBO documentary The Inventor—by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end. “The story is even crazier than I expected, and I found myself unable to put it down once I started. This book has everything: elaborate scams, corporate intrigue, magazine cover stories, ruined family relationships, and the demise of a company once valued at ...

Elegy for a Broken Machine

Elegy for a Broken Machine


  • Author : Patrick Phillips
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2015-03-03
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385353762


Elegy for a Broken Machine Book Description :

The poet Patrick Phillips brings us a stunning third collection that is at its core a son’s lament for his father. This book of elegies takes us from the luminous world of childhood to the fluorescent glare of operating rooms and recovery wards, and into the twilight lives of those who must go on. In one poem Phillips watches his sons play “Mercy” just as he did with his brother: hands laced, the stronger pushing the other back until he grunts for mercy, “a game we played // so many times / I finally taught my sons, // not knowing what it was, / until too late, I’d done.” Phillips documents the unsung joys of midlife, the betrayals of the human body, and his realization that as the crowd of ghosts grows, we take our places, next in line. ...

Violence Against Black Bodies

Violence Against Black Bodies


  • Author : Sandra E. Weissinger
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-04-07
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781315408699


Violence Against Black Bodies Book Description :

Violence Against Black Bodies argues that black deaths at the hands of police are just one form of violence that black and brown people face daily in the western world. rough the voices of scholars from different academic disciplines, this book gives readers an opportunity to put the cases together and see that violent deaths in police custody are just one tentacle of the racial order—a hierarchy which is designed to produce trauma and discrimination according to one’s perceived race-ethnicity....