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Washing our hands in the clouds : Joe Williams, his forebears, and Black farms in South Carolina

Author: Bo Petersen
Publisher: Columbia, South Carolina : The University of South Carolina Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Washing Our Hands in the Clouds, Bo Petersen masterfully crafts a reflection on the Civil War, emancipation, Jim Crow, and the civil rights movement in the personal story of how it affected one man's life in a specific South Carolina locale. Petersen's accomplishment is that, in studying the Pee Dee region of Dillon and Marion Counties, he illuminates those issues throughout the Deep South. Through conversations  Read more...
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Petersen, Bo, 1955-
Washing our hands in the clouds
(DLC) 2015011071
(OCoLC)907966267
Named Person: Joe Williams; Joe Williams; Joe Williams
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bo Petersen
ISBN: 9781611175523 1611175526
OCLC Number: 915563407
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
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