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Walter White : the dilemma of Black identity in America

Autore: Tom Dyja
Editore: Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, ©2008.
Serie: Library of African-American biography.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : Biography : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"Thomas Dyja's fascinating and compelling biography of Walter White takes us into the personal and political world of this fair-skinned, blond and blue-eyed, brash and impulsive, stylish and complex man. His story is about one of the few individuals in American history who devoted himself completely to the concept of a color-blind nation, yet lost the delicate balance between ambition and advocacy that had been his  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Biographie
Biography
Case studies
History
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
Dyja, Tom.
Walter White.
Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, ©2008
(OCoLC)652342275
Persona incaricata: Walter White; Walter White; Walter Francis White; Walter Francis White
Tipo materiale: Biography, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Tom Dyja
ISBN: 9781566637664 156663766X 9781566638654 1566638658
Numero OCLC: 221149913
Descrizione: ix, 212 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contenuti: A world of his own --
The life insurance temperament --
Undercover against lynching --
At the center of the Harlem Renaissance --
Conflict, control, and the making of Mr. NAACP --
Fighting on all fronts --
"I am white and I am black."
Titolo della serie: Library of African-American biography.
Responsabilità: Thomas Dyja.
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"Thomas Dyja's fascinating and compelling biography of Walter White takes us into the personal and political world of this fair-skinned, blond and blue-eyed, brash and impulsive, stylish and complex man. His story is about one of the few individuals in American history who devoted himself completely to the concept of a color-blind nation, yet lost the delicate balance between ambition and advocacy that had been his trademark." "In restoring Walter White to his place in the story of the African-American struggle, Thomas Dyja fills the void between Booker T. Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He also confronts some of the thorniest issues between blacks and whites in America."--Jacket.

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