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All God's dangers : the life of Nate Shaw

Author: Nate Shaw; Theodore Rosengarten
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : University of Chicago Press edView all editions and formats
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"On a cold January morning in 1969, [two] young white ... student[s] from Massachusetts, stumbling along the dim trail of a long-defunct radical organization of the 1930s, the Alabama Sharecroppers Union, heard that there was a survivor and went looking for him.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
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Named Person: Nate Shaw; Nate Shaw; Nate Shaw
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nate Shaw; Theodore Rosengarten
ISBN: 0226727742 9780226727745
OCLC Number: 42861907
Notes: Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1974.
Includes index.
Description: xxv, 575 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Responsibility: [compiled by] Theodore Rosengarten.
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Born in the 1890s, Nate Shaw could neither read nor write, but was able to tell his life story in detail. He had been a member of the Alabama Sharecropper Union in the 1930s, and his account reflects  Read more...

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