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Historical fiction. Novel on the Plymouth, Massachusetts roots of the famous, and infamous, Sacco-Vanzetti case. The hallowed landing place of the Pilgrims is profaned three centuries later by one of the most widely disputed executions of modern times. Two Italian immigrants, profiled for their radical views, are convicted of a murder-robbery in a trial marred by weak evid ...more
ebook, 435 pages
Published October 22nd 2015 by The Tri-Screen Connection LLC
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Robert Knox
Oct 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
I loved it. I wrote it. Here's the publisher's Media Release. Available at
In Suosso's Lane, journalist and creative writer Robert Knox revisits the history of Plymouth, Massachusetts, "America’s hometown," at a time when immigrant factory workers struggled to make their way in an America of long hours and low wages. The book traces the circumstances that led to the notorious trial and widely protested executions of Nicola Sacco and Plymouth dweller Bartol
Sonya Knox
Nov 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A fascinating look into some of America's darkest days, with intriguing parallels into the present, and strong characters still fighting the good fight - whether in the old mill towns or at Walmart ...more
Anne Meyerson
Oct 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Great book. I loved it. Brought to life the early 1900s and factory workers' lives. The book made Vanzetti a real-life person, who you come to care deeply about. The juxtaposition of contemporary and historical stories, all set in a Plymouth you don't usually hear about, makes it very meaningful. It's a rare book that engages you on a personal level, but also deals with real social issues of poverty, immigrants, and people who are trying to make a difference. A must read for anyone who likes his ...more
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I'm a first-time novelist. Suosso's Lane," my novel about the Plymouth, Mass. roots of the Sacco-Vanzetti case, was published in Oct. 2015 as an ebook by It's since become available as a paperback from the publisher at
Or, by emailing me at
Set largely in Plymouth, Mass., where Bartolomeo Vanzetti lived in the Italian immi

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