He Calls Me by Lightning: The Life of Caliph Washington and the Forgotten Saga of Jim Crow, Southern Justice, and the Death Penalty

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HE CALLS ME BY LIGHTNING: THE LIFE OF CALIF WASHINGTON AND THE FORGOTTEN SAGA OF JIM CROW, SOUTHERN JUSTICE, AND THE DEATH PENALTY examines life for African-Americans in the deep South during Jim Crow days through the experiences of one black man. Every minute detail has been thoroughly researched and  factually written in marvelous prose.


THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Jonathan Bass on the title page at the book launch at the store.  It is a new, unread, first edition, opened only for signing. Published in May, 2017 by Liveright, an imprint of W.W. Norton.


JONATHAN BASS (pictured below from our Wall of Fame) is a homeboy, serving as a professor of history at Samford University. Thank you Jonathan Bass for signing our books.


THIS VIDEO was shot at the store on September 20, 2017 when Jonathan Bass dropped in to sign more copies, as we have sold out three times.


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