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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

Label
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
Title remainder
the life of Caliph Washington and the forgotten saga of Jim Crow, southern justice, and the death penalty
Statement of responsibility
S. Jonathan Bass
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
" ... Reconstruction of the ... life of a wrongfully convicted man whose story becomes an historic portrait of the Jim Crow South"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
NcU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bass, S. Jonathan
Dewey number
305.8009761
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Washington, Caliph
  • Discrimination in criminal justice administration
  • African American prisoners
  • Death row inmates
  • Alabama
Label
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
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn951070922
Dimensions
25 cm
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
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1716032
  • (Sirsi) 1716032
  • (OCoLC)951070922
Label
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
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn951070922
Dimensions
25 cm
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
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1716032
  • (Sirsi) 1716032
  • (OCoLC)951070922

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