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The white house boys : an American tragedy  Cover Image Book Book

The white house boys : an American tragedy / Roger Dean Kiser.

Kiser, Roger Dean, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9780757314216
  • ISBN: 075731421X
  • Physical Description: xi, 224 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
  • Publisher: Deerfield Beach, Florida : Health Communications, Inc., [2009]

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Summary, etc.:
The real-life inspiration for "The Nickel Boys" by Colson Whitehead. The author, one of many boys suffering verbal, sexual, and physical abuse at the hands of their caretakers, tells the story of his boyhood years in the Florida Industrial School for Boys in Marianna. A group of the "white house boys" has promised to learn the truth and see justice served.
Subject: Florida School for Boys > History.
Kiser, Roger Dean.
Abused children > Florida > Marianna > Biography.
Boys > Institutional care > Florida > Marianna > History.
Inmates of institutions > Abuse of > History.
Pensionnaires d'établissements publics > Violence envers > Histoire.
Kiser, Roger Dean.
Florida School for Boys.
Abused children.
Boys > Institutional care.
Inmates of institutions > Abuse of.
Florida > Marianna.
Reformatories > History. > Marianna (Fla.)
Child abuse > Marianna (Fla.) > Personal Narratives.
Boys > History.
Genre: Autobiography

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East Grand Forks Campbell Library 362.76092 KISER (Text) 142161 Non-Fiction Available -

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