Alice + Freda Forever: A Murder in Memphis

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Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Zest Books (Tm)
Publish Date
Pages
223
Dimensions
6.1 X 9.3 X 1.0 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781936976607

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About the Author

Alexis Coe has contributed to the Atlantic, Slate, the Paris Review Daily, the Hairpin, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Modern Farmer, and many others. She is a columnist at the Awl and the Toast, and holds an MA in early twentieth-century American history. Before moving to San Francisco, Alexis was a research curator at the New York Public Library.

Reviews

"[A] captivating account, and readers will quickly become absorbed in the suspense surrounding Freda's murder."--starred, School Library Journal

-- (9/1/2014 12:00:00 AM)

"Alice + Freda Forever is a gut-wrenching story of love, death, and the dangers of intolerance."--Bustle

-- (4/12/2019 12:00:00 AM)

"Highly recommended as an insightful exploration of an important historical true crime and a solid introduction to narrative nonfiction."--Library Journal

-- (11/15/2014 12:00:00 AM)

"Alexis Coe came across the case in a scholarly article while she was in graduate school and became fascinated by Mitchell and Ward's story. She retells it here with the color and liveliness of a novel."--The New Yorker

-- (10/2/2014 12:00:00 AM)

"A historically resonant reminder of how far societal tolerance has come and that it still remains a work in progress."--Kirkus Reviews

-- (9/15/2014 12:00:00 AM)

"[M]akes the most of its source material on two levels, both as true crime and as social commentary."--Publishers Weekly

-- (8/4/2014 12:00:00 AM)