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James Goodman
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James Goodman is a professor at Rutgers University, where he teaches history and creative writing. He is the author of two previous books, including Stories of Scottsboro, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He lives in New York.

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But Where Is the Lamb?
Imagining the Story of Abraham and Isaac
Written by James Goodman


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $25.00

“I didn’t think he’d do it. I really didn’t think he would. I thought he’d say, whoa, hold on, wait a minute. We made a deal, remember, the land, the blessing, the nation, the descendants as numerous as the sands on the shore and the stars in the sky.”

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But Where is the Lamb?
Imagining the Story of Abraham and Isaac
Written by James Goodman


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $12.99

“I didn’t think he’d do it. I really didn’t think he would. I thought he’d say, whoa, hold on, wait a minute. We made a deal, remember, the land, the blessing, the nation, the descendants as numerous as the sands on the shore and the stars in the sky.”

So begins James... Read more >

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Stories of Scottsboro

Written by James Goodman


Format: Trade Paperback, 498 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 28, 1995
Price: $18.95

To white Southerners, it was "a heinous and unspeakable crime" that flouted a taboo as old as slavery. To the Communist Party, which mounted the defense, the Scottsboro case was an ideal opportunity to unite issues of race and class. To jury after jury, the idea that nine black men had... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Stories of Scottsboro

Written by James Goodman


Format: eBook, 496 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 30, 2013
Price: $14.99

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