2011 The Great Michigan Read

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2011 The Great Michigan Read

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huhtikuu 29, 2011, 3:24pm

heinäkuu 29, 2011, 12:57pm

I read THE ARC OF JUSTICE several years ago. Then I saw the author when the libraries in my area chose that book for their Everyone's Reading program

heinäkuu 30, 2011, 8:09pm

I grew up on Garland Avenue in Detroit, just a few houses away from the Sweet residence. I wasn't born till 1942, but my father and grandparents were living on Garland in 1925 at the time of the murder. They knew Leon Breiner, the man who was killed. I so regret not having asked more questions while my family members were still alive. It's quite a piece of Detroit history, although a shameful one. I have three more books about the murder and subsequent trial, but Arc of Justice is far and away the best.

elokuu 29, 2011, 12:56pm

The author, Kevin Boyle, is a very nice man. He teaches at Ohio State University and is from Detroit, himself.

lokakuu 14, 2011, 9:11am

It seems there will be regional receptions sponsored by Michigan Humanities Council.....read on:

Michigan Humanities Council invites you for a taste of the 1920s with 2011-2012 Great Michigan Read Arc of Justice Author Kevin Boyle.

Receptions are taking place in Grand Rapids, Lansing and Detroit. Tickets are available for $35 and can be purchased online through Eventbrite or by contacting the
Michigan Humanities Council at (517) 372-7770.
Please RSVP by Thursday, October 20, 2011.

Grand Rapids
Monday, October 24
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
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Tuesday, October 25
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
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Thursday, October 27
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
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Receptions will be followed by the Great Michigan Read Author's Night
Author's Night is open to the public and locally hosted by the Grand Rapids Public Library, Capital Area District Library and Cooley Law School (Lansing), and the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History (Detroit), in partnership with the Michigan Humanities Council. For more information, please visit the Great Michigan Read Website