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The grace of silence : a memoir

Author: Michele Norris
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A host of NPR's "All Things Considered" traces her ancestry in America's South and how it reflects the nation's turbulent efforts toward racial equality, a heritage that has influenced her awareness about character, silence, and integration.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Michele Norris; Michele Norris; Michele Norris
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michele Norris
ISBN: 9780307378767 0307378764
OCLC Number: 764417505
Description: xiv, 185 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Daddy --
Block busters --
Aunt Jemimas --
The garden --
Alabama --
A secret --
The docket --
Service --
The shooting --
The war at home --
A date with justice --
Home --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Michele Norris.

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A host of NPR's "All Things Considered" traces her ancestry in America's South and how it reflects the nation's turbulent efforts toward racial equality, a heritage that has influenced her awareness about character, silence, and integration.

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