The Wrong Side of Murder Creek: A White Southerner in the by Bob Zellner,Julian Bond,Constance Curry

By Bob Zellner,Julian Bond,Constance Curry

Even 40 years after the civil rights circulate, the transition from son and grandson of Klansmen to box secretary of SNCC turns out really a trip. within the early Sixties, while Bob Zellner’s professors and classmates at a small church tuition in Alabama suggestion he used to be loopy for even desirous to do learn on civil rights, it was once not anything in need of extraordinary. Now, in his long-awaited memoir, Zellner tells how one white Alabamian joined ranks with the black scholars who have been sitting-in, marching, battling, and occasionally death to problem the Southern “way of lifestyles” he were raised on yet rejected. many years later, he's nonetheless protesting on behalf of social switch and equivalent rights. thankfully, he took the time, with co-author Constance Curry, to jot down his thoughts and reflections. He used to be in all of the campaigns and used to be on the subject of all of the significant figures. He used to be crushed, arrested, and reviled through a few yet favourite and respected by means of others.

The mistaken part of homicide Creek, winner of the 2009 Lillian Smith booklet Award, is Bob Zellner’s larger-than-life tale, and it was once worthy ready for.

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