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The Central Park Five: A Chronicle of a City Wilding

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Traces the near-fatal 1989 Central Park attack on a woman and the ensuing media frenzy and public hysteria that culminated in the wrongful convictions of five Latino teens, in a report that analyzes regional class and race struggles and the failures of local government and law enforcement.

About the Author

\Sarah Burns graduated from Yale University in 2004 with a degree in American studies and went on to work for Moore & Goodman, a small civil rights law firm based in New York. She is now producing a documentary film with Ken Burns based on this book. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307596598
Subtitle:
A Chronicle of a City Wilding
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf
Author:
Burns, Sarah
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Publication Date:
20110517
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
240

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