Silver Rights ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Constance Curry

Silver Rights

Algonquin Books
Publication date: January 1995
ISBN: 9781565128316
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

Buy ePub

List price:
$15.95
Our price:
$11.99

You save: $3.96 (25%)
With an introduction by Marian Wright Edelman. This is a true story from the front lines of the civil rights struggle--the story of the Carter family of Sunflower County, Mississippi. African-American sharecroppers and the parents of thirteen children, Mae Bertha and Matthew Carter accepted their school district's 1965 "Freedom of Choice" offer at its face value and enrolled their seven school-age children in the formerly all-white schools of tiny Drew, Mississippi. SILVER RIGHTS tells what happened to them next. As noted civil rights activist and Children's Defense Fund president, Marian Wright Edelman says in her introduction, "This deeply moving book chronicles the pain and poverty in the lives of sharecroppers, their extraordinary grit, courage, and endurance." "We should be grateful to and inspired by the lives of the Carter family."--Booklist; "A book teeming with loud voices and heat and faith, and backbreaking work and timeless courage and honor."--Melissa Fay Greene, author of PRAYING FOR SHEETROCK. A LITERARY GUILD SELECTION.
Please sign in to review this product.
Devices:
Silver Rights ePub (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open ePub (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
3233 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.
Other books by Constance Curry
The Wrong Side of Murder Creek: A White Southerner in the Freedom Movement ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Julian Bond
The Wrong Side of Murder Creek: A White Southerner in the Freedom Movement
Julian Bond & Constance Curry & Bob Zellner
NewSouth Books, June 2011
ISBN: 9781603061049
Format: ePub
List Price: $9.99 Our price: $7.99