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Best Intentions : The Education and Killing of Edmund Perry
Best Intentions The Education and Killing of Edmund Perry
Author: Robert Sam Anson
An exploration of how Edmund Perry, a 17 year old black honors student from Harlem, was killed soon after graduation by a young white plain clothes policeman in an alleged mugging attempt.
ISBN-13: 9780394757070
ISBN-10: 0394757076
Publication Date: 5/12/1988
Pages: 240
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3.3 stars, based on 9 ratings
Publisher: Vintage
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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"He didn't have the freedom to be an individual. All his life he was a symbol, a slot-filler. And Eddie knew it."

Compelling, carefully researched account of a Harlem teenager, educated at Exeter and about to go to Stanford, who was shot to death while trying to rob an undercover cop.
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Very sad and thought provoking


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