Author Talk: The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
West Tisbury Free Public Library
Contact: West Tisbury Library
Address: 1042 State Road
Admission fee: Free
Sponsors: West Tisbury Library
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.