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Giovanni's Room

James Baldwin · Delta
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality. With a sharp, probing imagination, James Baldwin's now-classic narrative delves into the mystery of loving and creates a moving, highly controversial...
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Go Tell It on the Mountain (Modern Library)

James Baldwin · Modern Library
Pages: 303
Format: Hardcover

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time"Mountain," Baldwin said, "is the book I had to write if I was ever going to write anything else." Go Tell It On The Mountain, first published in 1953, is Baldwin's first major work, a novel that...
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Civil War In Appalachia: Collected Essays

Kenneth W Noe · Univ Tennessee Press
Pages: 284
Format: Hardcover

No markings. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust jacket shows no wear. Dust Jacket is in mylar. All edges are clean. Dust Jacket is Unclipped. Very clean, crisp, and tight copy. Includes index. Not Ex-Library. All books offered from DSB are stocked at our store in Fayetteville,...
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And Still I Rise

Maya Angelou · Random House Audio
Format: Audiobook

These new poems are powerful, distinctive and as always, full of lifting rhythms of love and remembering.From the Hardcover edition.
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Barack Obama: The Story

David Maraniss · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 641
Format: Hardcover

From the author of First In His Class, the definitive biography of Bill Clinton, and When Pride Still Mattered, the bestselling biography of Vince Lombardi, and They Marched Into Sunlight, the classic saga of the Vietnam era - a stunning new multigenerational biography of Barack Obama.From...
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The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

Jeanne Theoharis · Center Point Pub
Pages: 543
Format: Library Binding

2014 NAACP Image Award Winner: Outstanding Literary Work - Biography / Auto Biography2013 Letitia Woods Brown Award from the Association of Black Women Historians Choice Top 25 Academic Titles for 2013The definitive political biography of Rosa Parks examines her six decades of activism,...
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Freedom Summer: The Savage Season That Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy

Bruce Watson · Penguin Books
Pages: 369
Format: eBook

A riveting account of one of the most remarkable episodes in American history. In his critically acclaimed history Freedom Summer, award- winning author Bruce Watson presents powerful testimony about a crucial episode in the American civil rights movement. During the sweltering summer...
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The March on Washington: Jobs, Freedom, and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights

William P. Jones · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant history that goes beyond the dazzling "I Have a Dream" speech to explore the real significance of the massive march and the movement it inspired. It was the final speech of a long day, August 28, 1963, when hundreds of thousands gathered on the Mall for the March on Washington...
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Paradise

Toni Morrison · Knopf
Pages: 318
Format: Hardcover

"Rumors had been whispered for more than a year. Outrages that had been accumulating all along took shape as evidence. A mother was knocked down the stairs by her cold-eyed daughter. Four damaged infants were born in one family. Daughters refused to get out of bed. Brides disappeared...
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Native Son

Richard Wright · Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Pages: 504
Format: Paperback

Right from the start, Bigger Thomas had been headed for jail. It could have been for assault or petty larceny; by chance, it was for murder and rape. Native Son tells the story of this young black man caught in a downward spiral after he kills a young white woman in a brief moment of panic....
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Parable of the Talents: A Novel

Octavia E Butler · Seven Stories Press
Pages: 365
Format: Hardcover

Parable of the Talents celebrates the classic Butlerian themes of alienation and transcendence, violence and spirituality, slavery and freedom, separation and community, to astonishing effect, in the shockingly familiar, broken world of 2032. Long awaited, Parable of the Talents is the continuation...
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The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes

Arnold Rampersad · Knopf
Pages: 736
Format: Hardcover

"The ultimate book for both the dabbler and serious scholar--. [Hughes] is sumptuous and sharp, playful and sparse, grounded in an earthy music--. This book is a glorious revelation."--Boston GlobeSpanning five decades and comprising 868 poems (nearly 300 of which have never before...
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Roots: The Saga of an American Family

Alex Haley · Da Capo Press
Pages: 912
Format: Paperback

A new eight-hour event series based on Roots will be simulcast on the History Channel, Lifetime, and A&E over four consecutive nights beginning Memorial Day, May 30, 2016"Early in the spring of 1750, in the village of Juffure, four days upriver from the coast of The Gambia, West...
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The Blood of Emmett Till

Timothy B Tyson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Audiobook

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction This extraordinary New York Times bestseller reexamines a pivotal event of the civil rights movement - the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till - "and demands that we do the one vital thing we aren't often enough asked to do with history:...
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The Autobiography of Malcolm X

Malcolm X · Ballantine Books
Pages: 500
Format: Hardcover

ONE OF TIME'S TEN MOST IMPORTANT NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURYIn the searing pages of this classic autobiography, originally published in 1964, Malcolm X, the Muslim leader, firebrand, and anti-integrationist, tells the extraordinary story of his life and the growth of the Black...
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The gift of Black folk : the Negroes in the making of America

W E B Du Bois · Square One
Pages: 198
Format: Paperback

Although the Civil War marked an end to slavery in the United States, it would take another fifty years to establish the country's civil rights movement. Dr. W.E.B. Du Bois was among the first generation of African-American scholars to spearhead this movement towards equality. As cofounder...
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Lift Every Voice: The Naacp and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement

Patricia Sullivan · New Press, The
Pages: 514
Format: Hardcover

Published in conjunction with the NAACP centennial celebration, this resource begins with the little-known early decades of NAACP activism and then moves on to the critical post-war era, when the organization knocked out the legal underpinnings of segregation.
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