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Marian Anderson : a voice uplifted

Author: Victoria Garrett Jones
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub., ©2008.
Series: Sterling biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
Profiles the singer who, while she performed for presidents and kings, was barred from many public establishments because she was African American.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
BiographyJuvenile literature
Named Person: Marian Anderson; Marian Anderson; Marian Anderson; Marian Anderson
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria Garrett Jones
ISBN: 9781402742392 1402742398 9781402758027 1402758022
OCLC Number: 124165986
Description: 124 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Song from the soul --
Family history --
Sadness and joy --
Dedication to a dream --
Disappointment and triumph --
Europe beckons --
Birth of a star --
In Lincoln's shadow --
An international celebrity --
Applause and acclaim --
Series Title: Sterling biographies.
Responsibility: Victoria Garrett Jones.
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Marian Anderson's majestic voice mesmerised the nation - but her courage in confronting racism was equally inspirational. She became the first African-American to record with a major recording  Read more...


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