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On the beat of truth : a hearing daughter's stories of her black deaf parents

Author: Maxine Childress Brown
Publisher: Washington, DC : Gallaudet University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As an African American woman born in 1943, Maxine Childress Brown possessed a unique vantage point to witness the transformative events in her parents’ lives. Both came from the South -- her father, Herbert Childress, from Nashville, TN, and her mother, Thomasina Brown, from Concord, NC. The oldest of three daughters, Maxine was fascinated by her parents’ stories. She marveled at how they raised a well-respected,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Maxine Childress Brown; Maxine Childress Brown; Maxine Childress Brown; Maxine Childress Brown
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maxine Childress Brown
ISBN: 9781563685521 1563685523
OCLC Number: 818318178
Description: xxvi, 286 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Maxine Childress Brown.

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The author pays tribute to the tenacity and dignity with which her mother and father - both of whom were deaf and African American - lived and raised three hearing daughters in Washington, DC during  Read more...

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