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The upstart

Author: William Jerome Johnson
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : AuthorHouse, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"This book is a true story of a wonderful Black man ... who came from St. Thomas Virgin Island in the early 1920s and settled in Sheffield Alabama where he married a beautiful wife and purchased a stylish home during a time when most people barely had food on the table. His unique way of dealing with the nature of prejudice is very noteworthy and challenges examination."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Bob Thomas
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Jerome Johnson
ISBN: 9781434381804 1434381803
OCLC Number: 437269379
Description: 249 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by William Jerome Johnson.

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"This book is a true story of a wonderful Black man ... who came from St. Thomas Virgin Island in the early 1920s and settled in Sheffield Alabama where he married a beautiful wife and purchased a stylish home during a time when most people barely had food on the table. His unique way of dealing with the nature of prejudice is very noteworthy and challenges examination."--Back cover.

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