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All God's children : the Bosket family and the American tradition of violence

Author: Fox Butterfield
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
A history of violence in America as experienced by one family, from slavery in Edgefield, S.C., to prison in the urban North.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Butterfield, Fox.
All God's children.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1995
(OCoLC)658002727
Named Person: Bosket family.; Bosket family.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fox Butterfield
ISBN: 0394582861 9780394582863
OCLC Number: 32012806
Description: xv, 389 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: "Bloody Edgefield" --
Masters and slaves --
Aaron, after freedom --
Pud, "don't step on my reputation" --
James and Butch, coming up in the Terry --
Butch, the promised land --
Butch, the pawnshop --
Willie, bad little booby --
Willie, "little man" --
Willie, the boy no one could help --
Willie, the baby-face killer --
Butch, the prisoner and the scholar --
Butch and Willie, the warriors --
Willie, counsel for the defense --
Butch, free at last --
Willie, a monster created by the system.
Responsibility: Fox Butterfield.

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A history of violence in America as experienced by one family, from slavery in Edgefield, S.C., to prison in the urban North.
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