The Temple Bombing by Melissa Fay GreeneThe Temple Bombing by Melissa Fay Greene

The Temple Bombing

byMelissa Fay Greene

Paperback | August 29, 2006

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At 3:37 in the morning of Sunday, October 12, 1958, a bundle of dynamite blew out the side wall of the Temple, Atlanta's oldest and richest synagogue. The devastation to the building was vast-but even greater were the changes those 50 sticks of dynamite made to Atlanta, the South, and ultimately, all of the United States (Detroit Free Press). Finalist for the National Book Award,The Temple Bombingis the brilliant and moving examination of one town that came together in the face of hatred, a book that rescues a slice of the civil rights era whose lessons still resonate nearly fifty years after that fateful fall day.
Melissa Fay Greeneis an award-winning author and journalist whose writing has appeared inThe New Yorker, theNew York Times, theWashington Post,The Atlantic Monthly, theChicago Tribune, andNewsweek. She is also the author ofLast Man Out: The Story of the Springhill Mine Disasterand the forthcomingThere Is No Me Without You(Bloomsbury Pr...
Title:The Temple BombingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:514 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 1.12 inPublished:August 29, 2006Publisher:Da Capo PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306815184

ISBN - 13:9780306815188

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