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Blood in the water : the Attica prison uprising of 1971 and its legacy /

by Thompson, Heather Ann [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookEdition: First Vintage books edition.Description: xvii, 724 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781400078240; 1400078245.Subject(s): Attica Prison | Attica Prison | Attica Correctional Facility | Prison riots -- New York (State) | Prison riots | New York (State)Awards: Pulitzer Prize Award in History, 2017.Summary: Historian Heather Ann Thompson offers the first definitive telling of the Attica prison uprising, the state's violent response, and the victims' decades-long quest for justice. Drawing from more than a decade of extensive research, Thompson sheds new light on every aspect of the uprising and its legacy, giving voice to all those who took part in this forty-five-year fight for justice: prisoners, former hostages, families of the victims, lawyers and judges, and state officials and members of law enforcement.
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Map on lining papers.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 579-684) and index.

Historian Heather Ann Thompson offers the first definitive telling of the Attica prison uprising, the state's violent response, and the victims' decades-long quest for justice. Drawing from more than a decade of extensive research, Thompson sheds new light on every aspect of the uprising and its legacy, giving voice to all those who took part in this forty-five-year fight for justice: prisoners, former hostages, families of the victims, lawyers and judges, and state officials and members of law enforcement.

Pulitzer Prize Award in History, 2017.

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