Tomlinson Hill : the remarkable story of two families who share the Tomlinson name--one white, one black (Audiobook on CD, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Tomlinson Hill : the remarkable story of two families who share the Tomlinson name--one white, one black
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Tomlinson Hill : the remarkable story of two families who share the Tomlinson name--one white, one black

Author: Chris Tomlinson; David Drummond, (Narrator); Tantor Media.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Ct.] : Tantor Media, Inc., 2014.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Journalist Chris Tomlinson grew up hearing stories about his family's cotton plantation in Texas. LaDainian Tomlinson, football great, spent part of his childhood playing on the same land that his black ancestors had worked as slaves. Not until he could read did he realize that the area was named for his ancestor's slaveholders. The author explores the history of race and bigotry in Texas, and discloses a great many  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Compact discs
Biography
Audiobooks
Biographies
History
Livres audio
Named Person: Chris Tomlinson; LaDainian Tomlinson; Chris Tomlinson; LaDainian Tomlinson
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Tomlinson; David Drummond, (Narrator); Tantor Media.
ISBN: 9781494504519 1494504510
OCLC Number: 883212829
Notes: Title from container.
Performer(s): Read by David Drummond.
Target Audience: General adult.
Description: 12 audio discs (14 hr.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Chris Tomlinson.

Abstract:

Journalist Chris Tomlinson grew up hearing stories about his family's cotton plantation in Texas. LaDainian Tomlinson, football great, spent part of his childhood playing on the same land that his black ancestors had worked as slaves. Not until he could read did he realize that the area was named for his ancestor's slaveholders. The author explores the history of race and bigotry in Texas, and discloses a great many untruths that are latent in the unsettling and complex story of America.

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