327 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
9780195379792 hardcover alkaline paper 0195379799
Recounts the murder of James Coyle, Catholic priest, in 1921 in Birmingham, Alabama, by a Methodist minister in broad daylight and in front of several witnesses. The reason? The priest had just presided over the marriage of the Methodist minister's daughter to a young Puerto Rican migrant and practicing Catholic.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Resistance A parish to run Until death do us part A city reacts A killer speaks The building of a defense The engines of justice turn Black robes, white robes Trials and tribulations Shadow boxing A jury's verdict.