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The Resource The song and the silence : a story about family, race, and what was revealed in a small town in the Mississippi Delta while searching for Booker Wright, Yvette Johnson

The song and the silence : a story about family, race, and what was revealed in a small town in the Mississippi Delta while searching for Booker Wright, Yvette Johnson

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The song and the silence : a story about family, race, and what was revealed in a small town in the Mississippi Delta while searching for Booker Wright
Title
The song and the silence
Title remainder
a story about family, race, and what was revealed in a small town in the Mississippi Delta while searching for Booker Wright
Statement of responsibility
Yvette Johnson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Told with powerful insights and harrowing details of civil rightsђ́أera Mississippi, The Song and the Silence is an astonishing chronicle of one womanђ́ةs passionate pursuit of her own familyђ́ةs past. In the stories of those who came before, she finds not only a new understanding of herself, but a hopeful vision of the future for all of us." --
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from Amazon
Biography type
contains biographical information
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnson, Yvette
Dewey number
305.896/073076246
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wright, Booker
  • Johnson, Yvette
  • African Americans
  • Murder victims
  • Racism
  • Greenwood (Miss.)
Label
The song and the silence : a story about family, race, and what was revealed in a small town in the Mississippi Delta while searching for Booker Wright, Yvette Johnson
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Copyright
Contents
Part I. Places in time -- Where he was king -- Scattered -- A yellow gal -- Part II. Family -- Black is beautiful -- Coming to terms -- "Get off this place" -- Part III. Surface of the deep -- Colorless -- A catalyst -- A place for the planter class -- Part IV. Some sort of charm -- A magical town -- A not-so magical town -- Making a movement -- Part V. The delta -- From the cotton fields to the football fields -- Fever -- Town on fire -- A self-portrait -- Part VI. Mothers -- A crack in the world -- A specific kind of pain -- A history lesson -- Part VII. The river's Eden -- A place to descend to -- Descendants of master and slave -- Booker's place -- Deconstructing a racist -- Part VIII. A twisted strand -- Quiet years -- A murder story -- Greenwood -- Part IX. Inheritance -- Booker's song -- Remembering
Control code
sky286573062
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xx, 315 pages
Isbn
9781476754949
Lccn
2016055229
Label
The song and the silence : a story about family, race, and what was revealed in a small town in the Mississippi Delta while searching for Booker Wright, Yvette Johnson
Publication
Copyright
Contents
Part I. Places in time -- Where he was king -- Scattered -- A yellow gal -- Part II. Family -- Black is beautiful -- Coming to terms -- "Get off this place" -- Part III. Surface of the deep -- Colorless -- A catalyst -- A place for the planter class -- Part IV. Some sort of charm -- A magical town -- A not-so magical town -- Making a movement -- Part V. The delta -- From the cotton fields to the football fields -- Fever -- Town on fire -- A self-portrait -- Part VI. Mothers -- A crack in the world -- A specific kind of pain -- A history lesson -- Part VII. The river's Eden -- A place to descend to -- Descendants of master and slave -- Booker's place -- Deconstructing a racist -- Part VIII. A twisted strand -- Quiet years -- A murder story -- Greenwood -- Part IX. Inheritance -- Booker's song -- Remembering
Control code
sky286573062
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xx, 315 pages
Isbn
9781476754949
Lccn
2016055229

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