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Sweethearts of Rhythm, Marilyn Nelson

Author:    Marilyn Nelson

Title:   Sweethearts of Rhythm

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Dial October 2009

ISBN Number:    0803731876 / 9780803731875

Seller ID:   20100726175344

In the 1940s, as the world was at war, a remarkable jazz band performed on the American home front. This all-female band, originating from a boarding school in the heart of Mississippi, found its way to the most famous ballrooms in the country, offering solace during the hard years of the war. They dared to be an interracial group despite the cruelties of Jim Crow laws, and they dared to assert their talents though they were women in a ?man?s? profession. Told in thought-provoking poems and arresting images, this unusual look at our nation's history is deep and inspiring.

Price = 21.99 USD



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