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Catfish dream : Ed Scott's fight for his family farm and racial justice in the Mississippi Delta

Author: Julian Rankin
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, 2018.
Series: Southern Foodways Alliance studies in culture, people, and place.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Explores "the experiences, family, and struggles of Ed Scott Jr. (born in 1922), a prolific farmer in the Mississippi Delta and the first-ever nonwhite owner and operator of a catfish plant in the nation, ... [who] provides an example for economic mobility and activism in a region of the country that is one of the nation's poorest and has one of the most drastic disparities in education and opportunity, a situation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
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Named Person: Ed Scott, Jr.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Rankin
ISBN: 9780820353609 0820353604 9780820353593 0820353590
OCLC Number: 1005878335
Description: xiv, 138 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Southern Foodways Alliance studies in culture, people, and place.
Other Titles: Ed Scott's fight for his family farm and racial justice in the Mississippi Delta
Responsibility: Julian Rankin.

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Centres around the experiences, family, and struggles of Ed Scott Jr., a farmer in the Mississippi Delta and the first ever non-white owner and operator of a catfish plant in the US. Julian Rankin  Read more...

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