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Walking with the wind : a memoir of the movement

Author: John Lewis; Michael D'Orso
Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, [1998] ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Congressman John Lewis recounts his life, which began in rural poverty in Alabama, and included leadership of the movement to desegregate Nashville, a speech at the 1963 March on Washington, chairmanship of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and election to the U.S. Congress from Georgia in 1986. "John Lewis tells his story of struggle in the civil rights movement, of comradeship in that community, of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lewis, John, 1940 February 21-
Walking with the wind.
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, ©1998
(OCoLC)606936907
Online version:
Lewis, John, 1940 February 21-
Walking with the wind.
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, ©1998
(OCoLC)608575856
Named Person: John Lewis; John Robert Lewis; John Lewis
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Lewis; Michael D'Orso
ISBN: 0684810654 9780684810652 9781476797717 1476797714
OCLC Number: 38478407
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Lillian Smith Book Award, 1998
Description: 496 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part one. Coming up --
"That was some hard times" --
A small world, a safe world --
Pilot light --
Part two. "The boy from Troy" --
Soul force --
"Nigras, nigras everywhere!" --
Part three. Freedom ride --
"This is the students" --
Last supper --
Mr. Greyhound --
Part four. Snick --
Rise up the rug --
"We march today" --
"Keep your stick down" --
Part five. "Uhuru" --
"Feel angry with me" --
Freedom fighters --
Into Selma --
Part six. Going down --
Bloody Sunday --
De-election --
"Why?" --
Part seven. Home --
The new South --
Old ghosts --
Onward.
Responsibility: John Lewis with Michael D'Orso.
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Forty years ago, a teenaged boy stepped off a cotton farm in Alabama and into the epicenter of the struggle for civil rights in America, where he has remained to this day, committed still to the  Read more...

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