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Son of the rough South : an uncivil memoir

Author: Karl Fleming
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Legendary civil rights reporter Karl Fleming began his life in the flat, bleak, poverty-stricken tobacco landscape of Eastern North Carolina. Raised from age eight to seventeen in a tough, all-white Methodist orphanage, Fleming learned to survive bullying and to brawl among a pack of boys with nicknames like Snot-Eye, Cootie Roach, and Fatty Clark. He learned how to plow behind a mule, milk cows, hoe vegetables,
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Karl Fleming; Karl Fleming
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Fleming
ISBN: 1586482963 9781586482961 9781586483890 1586483897
OCLC Number: 57722585
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 432 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Karl Fleming.

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