All God's Children: The Bosket Family and the American Tradition of Violence

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Price
$17.95  $16.69
Publisher
Vintage
Publish Date
Pages
432
Dimensions
5.25 X 8.0 X 0.9 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780307280336
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About the Author

Fox Butterfield is the author of China: Alive in the Bitter Sea, which won the National Book Award. He was a member of the New York Times reporting team that won the Pulitzer Prize for its publication of the Pentagon Papers, and has served as a correspondent for the newspaper in Boston, Washington, DC, New York, South Vietnam, Japan, Hong Kong, and China--where he opened the Beijing bureau in 1979. He is currently a national correspondent for the NY Times, writing about crime and violence. He lives near Boston with his family.

Reviews

"A heartbreaking and terrifying chronicle of violence passed from one African-American generation to the next. . . . The force of the narrative is extraordinary." --The New Yorker

"If posterity knows what it is doing, this book will be considered a classic of the violent decades." --The Atlantic Monthly

"An extraordinary book. . . . A stimulating and chilling account of violence in America." --The Boston Globe

"Butterfield's research is creative, his narrative is compelling. . . . The book's excellence is present on every page."
--The New York Times