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Incident at Ashton (Hardcover) (Jay Milner)

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Republished with a foreword by John Tisdale, director of TCU’s School of Journalism, the late Jay Milner’s novel is a riveting portrayal of a scenario that unhappily mirrored real-life incidents throughout the South in the mid-twentieth century.In Ashton, a fictional town in the deep South, an elderly black man walks into the courthouse one day and makes a simple request. He wants to register to vote. At first the clerk is confused. Never before in the town’s history had a Negro displayed such arrogance. The clerk tries to discourage him, but the old man is adamant. A few days later they pull his body from the river, a gaping wound in his head. Only a few years earlier, this incident would have gone practically unnoticed in Ashton. But that time has passed. Phil Arrow, a young newspaperman, demands a full measure of justice from the people of his town.
Number of Pages: 273
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Texas A & M Univ Pr
Author: Jay Milner
Language: English
Street Date: April 8, 2016
TCIN: 50781233
UPC: 9780875656526
Item Number (DPCI): 248-11-2307
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