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Tim Tyson - 'The Blood of Emmett Till' (Signing Line Ticket Event)

He laid bare the raw wounds of racial violence in Blood Done Sign My Name, his award-winning book, which was also the basis for a movie. Now Tim Tyson returns Friday, February 17, at 7 pm with his first full-length work since then, The Blood of Emmett Till. Tim takes on the seminal 1955 act that launched the Civil Rights movement. Part mystery, part history – you only think you know the story of what happened.

Signing line ticket event: Receive a ticket for the after-program signing line with the QRB purchase of Emmett Till. The earlier the book is purchased, the earlier the line position ticket. 

Event date: 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
North Hills
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
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ISBN: 9781476714844
Availability: Hard to find: allow 24 hours for information
Published: Simon & Schuster - January 31st, 2017

Can’t make it? To request a signed or personalized copy, call 919-828-1588 or contact orders@quailridgebooks.com (at least 48 hours in advance for email) to check availability.

Blood Done Sign My Name: A True Story Cover Image
ISBN: 9781400083114
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Broadway Books - May 3rd, 2005

The “riveting”* true story of the fiery summer of 1970, which would forever transform the town of Oxford, North Carolina—a classic portrait of the fight for civil rights in the tradition of To Kill a Mockingbird
*Chicago Tribune

Radio Free Dixie: Robert F. Williams and the Roots of Black Power Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807849231
Availability: Available from warehouse in 1-5 business days
Published: University of North Carolina Press - February 5th, 2001

This book tells the remarkable story of Robert F. Williams--one of the most influential black activists of the generation that toppled Jim Crow and forever altered the arc of American history. In the late 1950s, as president of the Monroe, North Carolina, branch of the NAACP, Williams and his followers used machine guns, dynamite, and Molotov cocktails to confront Klan terrorists.