The Big Eddy Club: The Stocking Stranglings and Southern Justice


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$25.95  $23.87
New Press
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6.54 X 1.33 X 9.38 inches | 1.62 pounds
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About the Author

David Rose is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and has worked for The Guardian, The Observer, and the BBC. He is the author of five previous books, including Guantánamo (The New Press), and lives in Oxford, England.


A tour-de-force deconstruction of Bush's supermax gulag."
Rose has filled in many of the blanks left by most journalistic accounts.... Deserves a wide and appreciative audience."
The crime happens, the mob gathers. Far too often, the question is, which nigger's neck are we going to put the noose around?" -- Gary Parker
"A gripping and brilliant piece of reporting that both lays bare an appalling miscarriage of justice and exposes its origins in the tortured history of the South. I could not put it down."
--Sister Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walking

"Just as it has been for nearly twenty years, this case is provoking question and controversy. And so will this book."
--The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

"[D]eeply fascinating...a damning, shameful saga."
--Cleveland Plain Dealer

"A compelling legal drama and expose of racism in the justice system."
--Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"About as good a piece of investigative reporting as you're ever likely to get."
--Sunday Times (UK)

"[An] engrossing blend of true crime, legal drama and acute expose of racial antagonism."
--Publishers Weekly

"I have never heard a book talked about this much in all my years with the company."
--Donna Sommer, Books-A-Million, Columbus, Georgia