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Friends disappear : the battle for racial equality in Evanston

Author: Mary Barr
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2014
Series: Chicago visions + revisions
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Highlights how racial divides limited the life chances of blacks while providing opportunities for whites, and offers an insider's perspective on the social practices that doled out benefits and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Barr
ISBN: 9780226156323 022615632X 9780226156460 022615646X
OCLC Number: 900876306
Notes: 40024237476
Description: xiii, 303 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Who's who on the porch --
Introduction --
Heavenston --
A salt-and-pepper mix --
The coffin affair --
Free to roam --
Bringing the movement home --
Friends disappear --
Stuff for the kids that are less fortunate --
Conclusion: together again, one last time
Series Title: Chicago visions + revisions
Responsibility: Mary Barr

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"Barr's gripping exploration of the divergent paths friends took away from a childhood snapshot combines the rigor of scholarship with the personal touch of memoir. I have rarely read a book that so Read more...

 
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