A Hundred Little Hitlers: The Death of a Black Man, the Trial of a White Racist, and the Rise of the Neo-Nazi Movement in America


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St. Martins Press-3PL
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5.4 X 1.1 X 8.5 inches | 1.2 pounds
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About the Author

Elinor Langer, author of the acclaimed biography Josephine Herbst, has written for The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, and The Nation, among other publications. A Hundred Little Hitlers was chonsen as a finalist for the J. Anthony Lukas Award for work-in-progress. Langer lives in Portland, Oregon.


"Elinor Langer is one of our most eloquent and astute social critics. Telling this troubling story of murder and racism in an American town, she compels us to think beyond that, to wonder about the future of justice in our country." --Howard Zinn, author of A People's History of the United States

"Haunting...a book that looks deep below the surface to reveal confounding information from many sides...a riveting work that avoids easy answers in its examination of the forces of hate, the aftermath of violence, and the imposition of justice." --John Marshall, Seattle Post-Intelligencer

"Utterly well-written, utterly fascinating...an absolutely top-drawer exploration of racist politics and its strange players, who remain legion." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"There are works of journalism so intelligent, scrupulous, thorough, and deep that they outlive their occasions and instantly rise to the level of classics. Elinor Langer's A Hundred Little Hitlers is [in] this very rare company. This is not the investigation of a murder: it is an investigation of a society." --Todd Gitlin, author of Media Unlimited