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Author Talk: The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case

Author Talk: The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case

Sat 06/24/2017
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

West Tisbury Free Public Library

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University of Maryland Professor Michael Ross will bring to life his latest work, The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Race, Law and Justice in the Reconstruction Era (Oxford University Press).

Learn the role America’s first famous African-American detective played in solving the infamous Digby Kidnapping Case in Reconstruction-era New Orleans. The case electrified New Orleans and the South at one of the most critical moments in the history of American race relations.

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