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The butler : a witness to history

Autor: Wil Haygood
Editora: New York : 37 Ink/Atria, 2013.
Edição/Formato   Livro : Biografia : Inglês : First 37 Ink/Atria Books hardcover editionVer todas as edições e formatos
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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  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Biography
Pessoa Denominada: Eugene Allen; Barack Obama; Lee Daniels
Tipo de Material: Biografia
Tipo de Documento: Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Wil Haygood
ISBN: 9781476752990 1476752990
Número OCLC: 853758519
Notas: "The story that inspired the motion picture"--Dust jacket.
Includes an essay on the history of the portrayal of African Americans in motion pictures.
Descrição: xii, 96 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Conteúdos: Foreword / Lee Daniels --
The butler's journey --
Moving image --
Five presidents in the struggle.
Outros Títulos: Witness to history
Butler (Motion picture)
Responsabilidade: 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.  Ler mais...

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