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“An invaluable work . . . supports and importantly expands on recent studies of sundown towns and racial cleansing.”

Journal of Southern History

“Well-written and creatively researched . . . movingly documents ‘a dark mark upon the land yet to be removed.’”

Journal of American History

“Does crucial work in bringing attention to a long-neglected but important aspect of southern Ozarks and Missouri history.”

Missouri Historical Review

“Essential reading for anyone who lives in the southern Ozarks.”

Arkansas Historical Quarterly

“A cogent and illuminating contribution to the burgeoning scholarship on lynching.”

American Historical Review

“This is required reading for understanding an important but oftentimes unacknowledged phenomenon in U.S. history.”