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I am an avid ancestry researcher and knew my family had roots in Marion, IN and I wanted to see if Amazon had any books on the history of Marion, IN. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Denise N.
I know this town very well, so I was interested in reading this book. Several people I remember from Marion were interviewed and mentioned by name, which I found kind of cool and... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Aka3
I'm embarrassed to admit that I lived in this city for 6 years. Thank you, Cynthia Carr, for opening up my eyes to the REAL reasons that there were no African-American children at... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Amazon Customer
I'm just over halfway through and I'm continually blown away. Carr really put so much on the line for this book. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Katari
I was aware of this incident through my in-laws (which ow look more like outlaws). This book reveals the dark side of our humanity and the triuth about race relations. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Nancy Mills
I spent 60 yrs living in Marion before moving to Ky. Remember so much of what was written & remember my father telling me about the lynching. Read morePublished on December 19, 2012 by Gary Mayo
I do not feel guilty about being white. I have never lynched anyone. The clear message of this poisonous book is that white people as such are devils, and black people as such... Read morePublished on November 6, 2012 by othoniaboys
One of the principles in the Cynthia Carr's Our Town book is the woman Mary Ball. She was the woman who says she was raped while her boyfried was killed which set off the chain of... Read morePublished on May 18, 2011 by Maddie sez
The last public lynching in the North took place in 1930 in Marion, Indiana, hometown of the author's father. Read morePublished on July 16, 2010 by Indian Prairie Public Library