Money Rock: A Family's Story of Cocaine, Race, and Ambition in the New South

Money Rock: A Family's Story of Cocaine, Race, and Ambition in the New South

by Pam Kelley

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781620973271
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 09/25/2018
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 276,335
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

A former reporter for the Charlotte Observer , Pam Kelley has won honors from the National Press Club and the Society for Features Journalism. She contributed to a subprime mortgage exposé that was a finalist for the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. She lives in Cornelius, North Carolina.

Table of Contents

Prologue xi

Map of Money Rock's Charlotte xv

1 Money Rock and Big Lou 1

2 Showdown 11

3 Carrie Platt and the American Dream 17

4 Candy Kingpin 35

5 The Dealer's Mother 53

6 What Went Wrong with Piedmont Courts? 61

7 State of North Carolina Versus Money Rock 73

8 Convictions 85

9 Heavy in the Weight 95

10 Going Down 109

11 United States Versus Money Rock 119

12 Coming of Age in a World-Class City 131

13 The Christian Inmate 147

14 Sentencing a Generation 161

15 Lost Boys 173

16 The Love of His Life 187

17 Freedom 199

18 Trying to Make a Change 209

19 Susan and Mashandia 215

20 Homecoming 227

21 Life on the Outside 233

22 Uprising 241

23 Southside Homes 249

Epilogue 259

Where They Are Now 265

Acknowledgments 267

Notes 269

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