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Pearl's secret : a black man's search for his white family

Author: Neil Henry
Publisher: Berkeley ; London : University of California Press, 2002, ©2001.
Series: George Gund Foundation imprint in African American studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An autobiography and family story of Neil Henry, a black professor of journalism and former award-winning correspondent for the "Washington Post". It sets out to piece together the murky details of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Neil Henry; Beaumont family.; Henry family.; Beaumont family.; Henry family.; Neil Henry
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Henry
ISBN: 0520227301 9780520227309
OCLC Number: 50100558
Description: 321 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS --
Beginning family tree --
Search --
Clues in microfilm --
Road maps --
Natchez --
Jim Crow's shadow --
Discovery --
The chase --
"Welcome to the family" --
Tenth man classic --
Complete family tree.
Series Title: George Gund Foundation imprint in African American studies.
Responsibility: Neil Henry.

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"As a former Washington Post journalist, Neil Henry knows how to grip the attention of his readers. The framework of this moving book is his quest as a black intellectual to find the descendants of Read more...

 
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