The Letters of Sacco and Vanzetti (Penguin Classics) by Nicola Sacco, Bartolomeo Vanzetti
The Letters of Sacco and Vanzetti (Penguin Classics)
Author: Nicola Sacco, Bartolomeo Vanzetti
Title: The Letters of Sacco and Vanzetti (Penguin Classics)
ISBN10: 0143105078
ISBN13: 978-0143105077
Format: .PDF .EPUB .FB2
Publisher: Penguin Classics; Revised edition (August 28, 2007)
Language: English
Size pdf: 1414 kb
Size epub: 1760 kb
Rating: 4.1 ✪
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Category: Politics & Social Sciences
Subcategory: Politics & Government
Commemorating the eightieth anniversary of Sacco and Vanzetti's execution- with a new cover and new foreword

Electrocuted in 1927 for the murder of two guards in Massachusetts, the Italian- American anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti defied the verdict against them, maintaining their innocence to the end. Whether they were guilty continues to be the subject of debate today. First published in 1928, Sacco and Vanzetti's letters represent one of the great personal documents of the twentieth century: a volume of primary source material as famous for the splendor of its impassioned prose as for the brilliant light it sheds on the characters of the two dedicated anarchists who became the focus of worldwide attention.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.