august 22nd Author:UPTON SINCLAIR " true art, significanceand power!' - n.y. herald tribune — on the night of August 22nd 1927, twenty-one hundred volts slammed through the body of Nicola Sacco. A few minutes later,Bartolomeo Vanzetti took his place in the electric chair. And so, at about midnight, the warden closed the case" the sentence of the court being legally carried out."... more »
Yet it was that moment that the case truly started.For almost forty years, tha Sacco-Vanzetti murder case has been the most heatedly discussed of all American murder trials, the Scopes "Monkey" trial and the Lindbergh kidnapping not excepted. The book you are about to read, which is based on Sacco-Vanzetti case, has already been hailed by millions. It could have been written only bu UPTON SINCLAIR.
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