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Smoketown : the untold story of the other great black renaissance

Author: Mark Whitaker; Prentice Onayemi
Publisher: [Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, [2018] ℗2018
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Provides a portrait of Pittsburgh's black community and its vital additions to the story of black America. It depicts how Southern migrants were drawn to a steel-making city on a strategic river junction; how they were shaped by its schools and Gilded Age spirit of commerce; and how their world was destroyed by industrial decline and urban renewal.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
History
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Whitaker; Prentice Onayemi
ISBN: 9781538512074 1538512076 9781538512081 1538512084
OCLC Number: 1015536508
Notes: Compact discs.
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Performer(s): Read by Prentice Onayemi.
Description: 11 audio discs (13 1/2 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Mark Whitaker.

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Provides a portrait of Pittsburgh's black community and its vital additions to the story of black America. It depicts how Southern migrants were drawn to a steel-making city on a strategic river junction; how they were shaped by its schools and Gilded Age spirit of commerce; and how their world was destroyed by industrial decline and urban renewal.

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