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Jenniemae & James : a memoir in black & white

Author: Brooke Newman
Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Recreating the early Civil Rights era, Newman's memoir is a pitch-perfect account of the improbable friendship that developed between mathematician James Newman, friend of Albert Einstein and father of two, and his employee Jenniemae--an illiterate, numbers-savvy maid whom James recruited to take care of his affluent Washington, D.C., home.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Jenniemae Harrington; James R Newman; Brooke Newman
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brooke Newman
ISBN: 9780307462992 0307462994
OCLC Number: 426793633
Description: 306 p. : ports. ; 22 cm.
Other Titles: Jenniemae and James
Responsibility: Brooke Newman.
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Recreating the early Civil Rights era, Newman's memoir is a pitch-perfect account of the improbable friendship that developed between mathematician James Newman, friend of Albert Einstein and father of two, and his employee Jenniemae--an illiterate, numbers-savvy maid whom James recruited to take care of his affluent Washington, D.C., home.

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