By Izzo Mangelli
Published: July 13, 2011.
It was 1933, Brooke Hart, the son of a prominent merchant in the sleepy town of San Jose, California was kidnapped and murdered by two desperate men caught up in the Great Depression. The citizens of San Jose took matters into their own hands, broke into the Local Jail and lynched the pair. With praise from the Governor no one was ever brought to justice.This moving novel brings history into focus