Spies of the Mississippi by Rick Bowers audiobook

Spies of the Mississippi: The True Story of the Spy Network that Tried to Destroy the Civil Rights Movement

By Rick Bowers
Read by Peter Jay Fernandez

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2.73 Hours 1
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Author Rick Bowers uncovers a tragic episode from American history in this "informative and fascinating" (VOYA) book. During the civil rights movement, the state of Mississippi created an elaborate spy network. Its mission was to preserve segregation by any means necessary-including voter interference, sponsorship of white supremacy groups, and even murder. ". a vivid depiction of those turbulent days ."-Booklist, starred review

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Author Rick Bowers uncovers a tragic episode from American history in this "informative and fascinating" (VOYA) book. During the civil rights movement, the state of Mississippi created an elaborate spy network. Its mission was to preserve segregation by any means necessary-including voter interference, sponsorship of white supremacy groups, and even murder. ". a vivid depiction of those turbulent days ."-Booklist, starred review

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Author Bio: Rick Bowers

Author Bio: Rick Bowers

Rick Bowers worked as a newspaper reporter and editor for more than fifteen years, reporting for the Patriot Ledger, the Miami Herald, and USA Today. His articles have been published in the Washington PostChicago TribunePhiladelphia Inquirer, and Time. Working with AARP, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, and the Library of Congress, he directed Voices of Civil Rights, a multimedia project that gathered thousands of first-hand accounts of the Civil Rights Movement to form the world’s largest archive of testimonials from the era, winning numerous awards. He is currently the Director of Creative Initiatives at AARP. He lives in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, DC, with his wife and two daughters. 

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 2.73
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English