Alex cross's trial : Alex Cross Series, Book 15. / James Patterson.
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- ISBN: 9780316157834 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2009.
Separated by timeFrom his grandmother, Alex Cross has heard the story of his great uncle Abraham and his struggles for survival in the era of the Ku Klux Klan. Now, Alex passes the family tale along to his own children in a novel he's written-a novel called Trial.Connected by bloodAs a lawyer in turn-of-the-century Washington D.C., Ben Corbett represents the toughest cases. Fighting against oppression and racism, he risks his family and his life in the process. When President Roosevelt asks Ben to return to his home town to investigate rumors of the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan there, he cannot refuse. United by braveryWhen he arrives in Eudora, Mississippi, Ben meets the wise Abraham Cross and his beautiful granddaughter, Moody. Ben enlists their help, and the two Crosses introduce him to the hidden side of the idyllic Southern town. Lynchings have become commonplace and residents of the town's black quarter live...
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Text Difficulty 4
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
5.2 ATOS Level
Electronic reproduction. New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 457 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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