Alice and Freda Forever (BOK)

Alexis Coe

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Freda adjusted to this fate with an ease that stunned a heartbroken Alice. Her desperation grew with each unanswered letter-and her father's razor soon went missing. On January 25, Alice publicly slashed her ex-fiancee's throat. Her same-sex love was deemed insane by her father that very night, and medical experts agreed. This was a dangerous and incurable perversion. As the courtroom was expanded to accommodate national interest, Alice spent months in jail - including the night that three of her fellow prisoners were lynched (an event which captured the attention of journalist and civil rights activist Ida B. Wells). After a jury of "the finest men in Memphis" declared Alice insane, she was remanded to an asylum, where she died under mysterious circumstances just a few years later. Alice and Freda Forever recounts this tragic, real-life love story with over 100 illustrated love letters, maps, artifacts, historical documents, newspaper articles, courtroom proceedings, and intimate, domestic scenes - painting a vivid picture of a sadly familiar world.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Alexis Coe
Forlag
MELIA PUBLISHING SERVICES
ISBN 9781936976607
Antall sider 208 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,9cm x 1,5cm
Vekt 306 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Illustratør Sally Klann