Terror in the city of champions : murder, baseball, and the secret society that shocked Depression-era Detroit / Tom Stanton.
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- ISBN: 9781493015702 (hardcover : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 1493015702
- Physical Description: xiii, 327 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, 
- Copyright: ©2016
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-314) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Something Afoot, 1933-1934 -- Grand Plans, 1935 -- Joy and Terror, 1936.
Detroit 1936: In a city abuzz over its unrivaled sports success, baseball fan Dayton Dean is arrested for murder. Though said to have a childlike intelligence, Dean possesses a vivid memory and a hunger for attention. He gives police a story about a secret Klan-like organization called the Black Legion, responsible for countless murders, floggings, and fire bombings. The Legion has tens of thousands of members in the Midwest, among them politicians and notable citizens--even, possibly, a beloved Detroit athlete. When Dean's revelations explode, they all seek cover. Award-winning author Tom Stanton's stunning work of history, crime, and sports, weaves together the terror of the Legion with the magnificent athletic ascension of Detroit. Richly portraying 1930s America, and featuring figures like Louis, the country's most famous black man; Jewish slugger Hank Greenberg; anti-Semitic Henry Ford; radio priest Father Coughlin; and J. Edgar Hoover, Terror in the City of Champions is a rollicking true tale set at the confluence of hard luck, hope, victory, and violence.
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