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The best of enemies : race and redemption in the new South

Author: Osha Gray Davidson
Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC : The University of North Carolina Press, [2018] ©2018, 1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"C. P. Ellis grew up in the poor white section of Durham, North Carolina, and as a young man joined the Ku Klux Klan. Ann Atwater, a single mother from the poor black part of town, quit her job as a household domestic to join the civil rights fight. During the 1960s, as the country struggled with the explosive issue of race, Ellis and Atwater met on opposite sides of the public school integration issue. Their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Case studies
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Osha Gray Davidson
ISBN: 9781469646602 1469646609
OCLC Number: 1082563109
Notes: Originally published: 1996.
"Now a major motion picture."
Description: vii, 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Osha Gray Davidson ; with a new introduction by the author.

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C.P. Ellis grew up in the poor white section of Durham, North Carolina, and as a young man joined the Ku Klux Klan. Ann Atwater, from the poor black part of town, quit her job as a household domestic  Read more...

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"A brilliant beginning for understanding the South's many poor sons and daughters, black and white." - The Dallas Morning News"

 
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