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Something inside so strong : life in pursuit of choice, courage, and change

Author: Mildred Pitts Walter
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2019]
Series: Willie Morris books in memoir and biography.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This autobiography shares the life story of Mildred Pitts Walter, an award-winning author of twenty-one books for young readers and a lifetime activist in the civil rights and human rights movements. Born in Louisiana in 1922 and raised at the height of the Jim Crow era, she graduated from Southern University, then moved to Los Angeles where she taught elementary school. She wrote her first book in 1969 after  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Walter, Mildred Pitts,
Something inside so strong
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2019.
(DLC) 2019027177
Named Person: Mildred Pitts Walter; Mildred Pitts Walter
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mildred Pitts Walter
ISBN: 9781496825834 1496825837
OCLC Number: 1099266779
Description: viii, 203 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Choice. An Awakening ; Early Years ; First Choices ; Southern University --
Courage. Los Angeles: Embracing Courage ; The Consistency of Change ; A Test of Faith ; The Reluctant Writer --
Change. Colorado ; A Voice and a Vision ; Suitcase and a Passport ; The Journey to Affirmation.
Series Title: Willie Morris books in memoir and biography.
Responsibility: Mildred Pitts Walter.

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This autobiography, divided into three parts, ""Choice,"" ""Courage,"" and ""Change,"" covers Mildred Pitts Walter's life, beginning with her childhood in the 1920s and moving to the present day.  Read more...

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