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The butler : a witness to history

Verfasser/in: Wil Haygood
Verlag: New York : 37 Ink/Atria, 2013.
Ausgabe/Format   Print book : Biografie : Englisch : First 37 Ink/Atria books hardcover editionAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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When acclaimed Washington Post writer Wil Haygood had an early hunch that Obama would win the 2008 election, he thought he'd highlight the singular moment by exploring the life of someone who had come of age when segregation was so widespread, so embedded in the culture, as to make the very thought of a black president inconceivable. He struck gold when he tracked down Eugene Allen, a butler who had served no fewer  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Biography
People
Name: Eugene Allen; Barack Obama; Lee Daniels
Medientyp: Biografie, Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp: Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: Wil Haygood
ISBN: 9781476752990 1476752990
OCLC-Nummer: 853758519
Anmerkungen: "The story that inspired the motion picture"--Jacket.
Includes an essay on the history of the portrayal of African Americans in motion pictures.
Beschreibung: xii, 96 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Inhalt: Foreword / Lee Daniels --
The butler's journey --
Moving image --
Five presidents in the struggle.
Andere Titel Witness to history
Lee Daniels' The butler.
Verfasserangabe: Wil Haygood.
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A companion book to The Butler which traces the Civil Rights movement and the evolution of American history through the eyes of Eugene Allen.  Weiterlesen…

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