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The Algiers Motel Incident In 1967 three black men were killed and nine other people brutally beaten by, as John Hersey describes it in The Algiers Motel Incident, an aggregate of Detroit police, Michigan State Troopers, National Guardsmen, and private guards who had been directed to the scene Responding to a telephoned report of sniping, the police group invaded the Algiers Motel and interrogated ten black men and two white women, none of whom were armed, for an hour By the time the interrogators left, three men had been shot to death and the others, including the women, beaten. Read The Algiers Motel Incident – pandorajewelry70off.us

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  • Paperback
  • 418 pages
  • The Algiers Motel Incident
  • John Hersey
  • English
  • 06 April 2017
  • 0801857775

10 thoughts on “The Algiers Motel Incident

  1. says:

    This book is based on events that happened during the Detroit riot of July 1967 I was 20 years old, a college student in Ann Arbor My parents lived at Woodward Avenue and Fourteen Mile Road in the white suburb of Royal Oak Would the riot reach beyond the Detroit city limit of Eight Mile Road People thought it might and they paid attention fearfully This book was rushed to print in January 1968 Author John Hersey initially was thinking about race riots in general, then examining the Detroit This book is based on events that happened during the Detroit riot of July 1967 I was 20 years old, a college student in Ann Arbor My parents lived at Woodward Avenue and Fourteen Mile Road in the white suburb of Royal Oak Would the riot reach beyond the Detroit city limit of Eight Mile Road People thought it might and they paid attention fearfully This book was rushed to print in January 1968 Author John Hersey initially was thinking about race riots in general, then examining the Detroit riot in particular, then ultimately the Algiers Motel incident specifically As I explored Detroit s riot in those first weeks, the incident at the Algiers Motel kept insisting upon attention, and eventually I determined to focus on it The episode contained all the mythic themes of racial strife in the United States the arm of the law taking the law into its own hands interracial sex the subtle poison of racist thinking by decent men who deny that they are racists the societal limbo into which, ever since...

  2. says:

    Very much worth revisiting if you ve read it before very much worth discovering if you haven t A tense and meticulously told true crime story with real journalistic care about a profile act of racial violence withthan a little police complicity in Detroit in and around the 1967 riots Hersey was an interesting and versatile writer His portfolio is diverse both lyrical and ...

  3. says:

    I had this book for a long time It was acquired free and I grabbed it because I recognized the author s name having read Hiroshima in middle school I never knew of the incident it covers, nor did I ever bother to read the back cover synopsis Given the profile in recent years of cases involving the deaths of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, and Eric Garner to name but a few , it is frightening how this book reads like it could have been written today and not some 40 years ago Hersey writes I had this book for a long time It was acquired free and I grabbed it because I recognized the author s name having read Hiroshima in middle school I never knew of the incident it covers, nor did I ever bother to read the back cover synopsis Given the profile in recent years of cases involving the deaths of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, and Eric Garner to n...

  4. says:

    poorly written.true story Detroit riots

  5. says:

    Thoughtful, provocative A little disjointed in terms of structure.

  6. says:

    I discovered this book fifteen years ago on a shelf at the Lawrence Technological University, startled to see an incident of the 1967 Detroit riots given full length treatment and startled to find it in the library of an engineering and architecture school I read it and thought it was interesting, but viewed it a window to the past, a world of institutional racism that the intervening years had broken down substantially Oh, the innocence and optimism of youth.Rereading this masterful work of r I discovered this book fifteen years ago on a shelf at the Lawrence Technological University, startled to see an incident of the 1967 Detroit riots given full length treatment and startled to find it in the library of an engineering and architecture school...

  7. says:

    The movie Detroit brought me to this book On the one hand, as a detailed document of a specific time and place and for the raw expression of pain and anger, particularly of Auburey Pollard s mother, this book is invaluable On the other hand, it s just a jumbled, repetitive mess.Surprisingly the best exten...

  8. says:

    Man, nothing like reading a bit of history I wish the author had spenttime on his interviews and research the book was very uneven and left many un answered questions It was written only a year or so after the events transpired.The central story is set during the civil unrest race riots in Detroit during the summer of 1967 and concerns the massacre of four young black men staying at the annex of the Algiers Motel, and the gross injustice that followed 38 A Mother Speaks This broke u Man, nothing like reading a bit of history I wish the author had spenttime on his interviews and research the book was very uneven and left many un answered questions It was written only a year or so after the events transpired.The central story is set during the civil unrest race riots in Detroit during the summer of 1967 and concerns the massacre of four young black men staying at the annex of the Algiers Motel, and the gross injustice that followed 38 A Mother Speaks This broke up our whole house They got Tanner doing ti...

  9. says:

    Hersey backgrounds himself entirely, allowing participants in this chapter of the 1967 Detroit riots speak for themselves The events of that night have never been definitively laid out, and Hersey, whi...

  10. says:

    it is amazing how one single act in the midst of a city in anarchy can reverberate throughout many of the problems still facing that city half a century later quite simply an amazing piece of literature, that tells of an event that should have never been forgotten.

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