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Rowdy Memphis: The South Unscripted

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On October 16, 1954, E. H. Crump, the political boss of Memphis and a force in Southern politics for nearly half a century, died at his home in Memphis. He left a place known as "America's Cleanest City," "America's Quietest City," the capital of Mississippi, and the safest city in the South. To Crump's critics, Memphis was also known as America's least democratic city. Cr ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published August 1st 2004 by John Branston Books
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John Branston's Rowdy Memphis provides critical insights into the history of Memphis after the death of E.H. "Boss" Crump. A collection of short essays and articles, it is enlightening, tightly written and very accessible.
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