Blood in the water : the Attica prison uprising of 1971 and its legacy / Heather Ann Thompson.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Pantheon Books, Edition: First edition.Description: xvii, 724 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780375423222 (hardback); 0375423222 (hardback).Subject(s): Prison riots -- New York (State)DDC classification: 365/.974793 Other classification: HIS036060 | LAW026000 | POL014000
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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--in time for the forty-fifth anniversary of the events"-- Provided by publisher.
Introduction: State secrets -- The tinderbox: Frank "Big Black" Smith -- Power and politics unleashed: Michael Smith -- The sound before the fury: Tom Wicker -- Retribution and reprisals unimagined: Tony Strollo -- Reckonings and reactions: Robert Douglass -- Inquiries and diversions: Anthony Simonetti -- Justice on trial: Ernest Goodman -- Blowing the whistle: Malcolm Bell -- David and Goliath: Elizabeth Fink -- A final fight: Deanne Quinn Miller.
Bancroft Prize in American History and Diplomacy, 2017
Finalist, National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2016