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Writing to save a life: the Louis Till file

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An award-winning writer traces the life of the father of iconic Civil Rights martyr Emmett Tilla man who was executed by the Army ten years before Emmetts murder. An evocative and personal exploration of individual and collective memory in America by one of the most formidable Black intellectuals of our time.
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subject_facetAfrican American men -- Social conditions -- 20th century
African American soldiers -- Biography
Biographies
Till, Emmett, -- 1941-1955 -- Death and burial
Till, Louis, -- 1922-1945 -- Death and burial
True crime stories
United States. -- Army. -- Transportation Command. -- Battalion, 379th. -- Company, 177th -- Biography
War crimes -- Italy -- Civitavecchia
War crimes -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Wideman, John Edgar
World War, 1939-1945 -- African Americans -- Biography
World War, 1939-1945 -- Italy
title_displayWriting to save a life : the Louis Till file
title_fullWriting to Save a Life The Louis Till File
Writing to save a life : the Louis Till file / John Edgar Wideman
Writing to save a life : the Louis Till file [electronic resource] / John Edgar Wideman
Writing to save a life [sound recording] : the Louis Till file / John Edgar Wideman
title_shortWriting to save a life
title_subthe Louis Till file
topic_facetAfrican American men
African American soldiers
African Americans
Biography & Autobiography
Death and burial
History
Multi-Cultural
Nonfiction
Social conditions
Till, Emmett
Till, Louis
War crimes
Wideman, John Edgar
World War, 1939-1945