Haymarket: A Novel

Haymarket: A Novel

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On the night of May 4, 1886, during a peaceful demonstration of labor activists in Haymarket Square in Chicago, a dynamite bomb was thrown into the ranks of police -trying to disperse the crowd. The officers immediately opened fire, killing a number of protestors and wounding some two hundred others.

Albert Parsons was the best-known of those hanged; Haymarket is his story. Parsons, humanist and autodidact, was an ex-Confederate soldier who grew up in Texas in the… (more)

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Publisher: Seven Stories Press (January 04, 2011)

Format: EPUB

File size: 2.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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