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Carry Me Home : Birmingham, Alabama: The Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution, Diane McWhorter

Author:    Diane McWhorter

Title:   Carry Me Home : Birmingham, Alabama: The Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   Used - Good

Publisher:    Simon & Schuster February 2002

ISBN Number:    0743217721 / 9780743217729

Seller ID:   102080

Normal cover wear, solid binding, some underlining in the text.

An Eighth Day View:

"The Year of Birmingham," 1963, was a cataclysmic turning point in America's long civil rights struggle. That spring, child demonstrators faced down police dogs and fire hoses in huge nonviolent marches for desegregation. A few months later, Ku Klux Klansmen retaliated by bombing the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church and killing four young black girls. Diane McWhorter, journalist and daughter of a prominent Birmingham family, weaves together police and FBI documents, interviews with black activists and former Klansmen, and personal memories into an extraordinary narrative of the city, the personalities, and the events that brought about America's second emancipation.

Price = 6.50 USD

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