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Blood in the Water

The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy

Blood in the Water( )
Author: Thompson, Heather Ann
ISBN:978-1-101-87132-4
Publication Date:Aug 2016
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Ebook
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WINNER OF THE 2017 PULITZER PRIZE IN HISTORY  WINNER OF THE 2017 BANCROFT PRIZE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST * LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FINALIST * NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK FOR 2016 * NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE BOSTON GLOBENEWSWEEKKIRKUS, AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY THE FIRST DEFINITIVE HISTORY OF THE INFAMOUS 1971 ATTICA PRISON UPRISING, THE...
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Thompson, Heather Ann (Author)
Heather Ann Thompson received a bachelor's degree and master's degree from the University of Michigan and a PhD from Princeton University in 1995. Before joining the faculty of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 2015, she taught history at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte from 1997 to 2009 and at Temple University from 2009 to 2015. She has written about the history of policing, mass incarceration, and the current criminal justice system for The New York Times, Newsweek, Time, The Atlantic, Salon, Dissent, NBC, New Labor Forum, The Daily Beast, and The Huffington Post. Her books include Whose Detroit?: Politics, Labor, and Race in a Modern American City and Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971, which won the Pulitzer Prize in History in 2017. She is also the editor of Speaking Out: Activism and Protest in the 1960s and 1970s.

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