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By Jim Hall,Claudine L. Ferrell PhD

ISBN-10: 1467135658

ISBN-13: 9781467135658

ISBN-10: 154020006X

ISBN-13: 9781540200068

In 1932, a black guy used to be discovered putting on Rattlesnake Mountain in Fauquier County. A mob set fireplace to his physique. officers pointed out the is still as Shedrick Thompson, sought after for the kidnapping and rape of a neighborhood white girl. a few claimed Thompson killed himself�the ultimate act of a determined fugitive. yet citizens knew higher, calling the tragedy a lynching�the final one identified in Virginia. writer Jim corridor takes an in-depth examine the occasions to show a fancy and anxious bankruptcy in Virginia history.

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