Been in the Storm So Long

Author: Leon F. Litwack
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307773612
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award Based on hitherto unexamined sources: interviews with ex-slaves, diaries and accounts by former slaveholders, this "rich and admirably written book" (Eugene Genovese, The New York Times Book Review) aims to show how, during the Civil War and after Emancipation, blacks and whites interacted in ways that dramatized not only their mutual dependency, but the ambiguities and tensions that had always been latent in "the peculiar institution." Contents 1. "The Faithful Slave" 2. Black Liberators 3. Kingdom Comin' 4. Slaves No More 5. How Free is Free? 6. The Feel of Freedom: Moving About 7. Back to Work: The Old Compulsions 8. Back to Work: The New Dependency 9. The Gospel and the Primer 10. Becoming a People

Been in the Storm So Long

Author: Leon F. Litwack
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0394743989
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Provides a study of the transition from slavery to freedom that was experienced by four million Black men and women

Been in the Storm So Long

Author: Leon F. Litwack
Publisher: Burns & Oates
ISBN: 9780485112184
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book AwardBased on hitherto unexamined sources: interviews with ex-slaves, diaries and accounts by former slaveholders, this " rich and admirably written book" (Eugene Genovese, "The New York Times Book Review") aims to show how, during the Civil War and after Emancipation, blacks and whites interacted in ways that dramatized not only their mutual dependency, but the ambiguities and tensions that had always been latent in " the peculiar institution." "Contents"1. " The Faithful Slave" 2. Black Liberators3. Kingdom Comin'4. Slaves No More5. How Free is Free?6. The Feel of Freedom: Moving About7. Back to Work: The Old Compulsions8. Back to Work: The New Dependency9. The Gospel and the Primer10. Becoming a People

Been in the Storm So Long

Author: Mark D. Morrison-Reed
Publisher: Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations
ISBN: 9781558962026
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In light of 2006 General Assembly ís responsive resolution on racism and classism, Been In the Storm So Long is back by popular demand. First published in 1991, this stirring volume features more than 40 selections from the spirited voices of 29 African-Americans. Contributors include David H. Eaton, Marjorie Bowens-Wheatley, Rosemary Bray McNatt, Thandeka, Egbert Etherlred Brown and more.

Been in the Storm So Long

Author: Terry Jordan
Publisher: Coteau Books
ISBN: 1550506889
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Death and despair follow John Healy around like the sad and sombre notes the fiddle plays in the backroom of the local store in the small Nova Scotia village he calls home.

How Free is Free

Author: Leon F. Litwack
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674031524
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Discusses inequalities that have persisted despite the end of Jim Crow laws, covering the treatment of African American soldiers during World War II and the high incarceration rate of black men.

Trouble in Mind

Author: Leon F. Litwack
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0375702636
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In the sequel to his Pulitzer Prize-winning Been in the Storm So Long, the author traces the often excruciating lives of newly freed slaves in the South after the Civil War, when lynch mobs roamed the land. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

Been in the Storm So Long

Author: Terry Jordan
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781550506907
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"Been in the Storm So Long is a story of one man's journey from the East Coast of Canada to New Orleans and back, from whaler to thief, murder accomplice to father and husband, alive to dead and back (more than once). The intimate story of Healy's life as he navigates an emotional journey fraught with unbearable death and loss, keeps unspoken truths from those who matter most, and finds redemption when all seems lost, is a story that transcends time. Can John Healy leave what happened in the past where it belongs, or will it shape his future in ways he can't possibly imagine?"--Publisher's description.

The Man Who Caught the Storm

Author: Brantley Hargrove
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476796114
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“An instant classic of Americana—a story of tragedy, invention, lore, science, and a most original kind of genius.” —Hampton Sides “Masterful. This is what man versus nature is all about.” —Skip Hollandsworth The Man Who Caught the Storm is the saga of the greatest tornado chaser who ever lived: a tale of obsession and daring, and an extraordinary account of humanity’s high-stakes race to understand nature’s fiercest phenomenon. At the turn of the twenty-first century, the tornado was one of the last true mysteries of the modern world. It was a monster that ravaged the American heartland a thousand times each year, yet science’s every effort to divine its inner workings had ended in failure. Researchers all but gave up, until the arrival of an outsider. In a field of PhDs, Tim Samaras didn’t attend a day of college in his life. He chased storms with brilliant tools of his own invention and pushed closer to the tornado than anyone else ever dared. When he achieved what meteorologists had deemed impossible, it was as if he had snatched the fire of the gods. Yet even as he transformed the field, Samaras kept on pushing. As his ambitions grew, so did the risks. And when he finally met his match—in a faceoff against the largest tornado ever recorded—it upended everything he thought he knew. Brantley Hargrove delivers a masterful tale, chronicling the life of Tim Samaras in all its triumph and tragedy. He takes readers inside the thrill of the chase, the captivating science of tornadoes, and the remarkable character of a man who walked the line between life and death in pursuit of knowledge. Following the tradition of Into Thin Air and The Perfect Storm, Hargrove’s debut offers an unforgettable exploration of obsession and the extremes of the natural world.

Kindred

Author: Octavia Butler
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807083704
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Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. Rufus, the white son of a plantation owner, is drowning, and Dana has been summoned to save him. Dana is drawn back repeatedly through time to the slave quarters, and each time the stay grows longer, more arduous, and more dangerous until it is uncertain whether or not Dana's life will end, long before it has a chance to begin.