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The Resource The invisible line : three American families and the secret journey from Black to white, Daniel J. Sharfstein

The invisible line : three American families and the secret journey from Black to white, Daniel J. Sharfstein

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The invisible line : three American families and the secret journey from Black to white
Title
The invisible line
Title remainder
three American families and the secret journey from Black to white
Statement of responsibility
Daniel J. Sharfstein
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Defining their identities first as people of color and later as whites, three American families provide a lens for understanding how people thought about and experienced race and how these ideas and experiences evolved--how the definitions of black and white changed over time
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2011.
  • J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, 2012.
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380196
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
305.800973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E184.A1
LC item number
S5724 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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three American families and the secret journey from Black to white
Label
The invisible line : three American families and the secret journey from Black to white, Daniel J. Sharfstein
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Gibson : Mars Bluff, South Carolina, 1768 -- Wall : Rockingham, North Carolina, 1838 -- Spencer : Clay County, Kentucky, 1848 -- Gibson : New Haven, Connecticut, 1850-55 -- Spencer : Jordan Gap, Johnson County Kentucky, 1855 -- Wall : September 1858, Oberlin, Ohio -- Civil War : Wall, Gibson, and Spencer -- Civil War : Wall & Gibson -- Gibson : February 2, 1866 -- Wall : Washington, D.C., June 14, 1871 -- Spencer : Jordan Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, 1870s -- Gibson : Washington, D.C., 1878 -- Wall : Washington, D.C., January 21, 1880 -- Gibson : Washington, New Orleans, and Hot Springs, Arkansas, 1888-92 -- Wall : Washington, D.C., 1890-91 -- Spencer : Jordan Gap, Spring 1900 -- Wall : Washington, D.C., 1909 -- Spencer : Home Creek, Buchanan County, Virginia 1912 -- Gibson : Paris, 1931 -- Wall : Freeport, Long Island, 1946
Control code
5486715
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
396 p.
Isbn
9781594202827
Lccn
2010029647
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn650210744
  • (OCoLC)650210744
Label
The invisible line : three American families and the secret journey from Black to white, Daniel J. Sharfstein
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Gibson : Mars Bluff, South Carolina, 1768 -- Wall : Rockingham, North Carolina, 1838 -- Spencer : Clay County, Kentucky, 1848 -- Gibson : New Haven, Connecticut, 1850-55 -- Spencer : Jordan Gap, Johnson County Kentucky, 1855 -- Wall : September 1858, Oberlin, Ohio -- Civil War : Wall, Gibson, and Spencer -- Civil War : Wall & Gibson -- Gibson : February 2, 1866 -- Wall : Washington, D.C., June 14, 1871 -- Spencer : Jordan Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, 1870s -- Gibson : Washington, D.C., 1878 -- Wall : Washington, D.C., January 21, 1880 -- Gibson : Washington, New Orleans, and Hot Springs, Arkansas, 1888-92 -- Wall : Washington, D.C., 1890-91 -- Spencer : Jordan Gap, Spring 1900 -- Wall : Washington, D.C., 1909 -- Spencer : Home Creek, Buchanan County, Virginia 1912 -- Gibson : Paris, 1931 -- Wall : Freeport, Long Island, 1946
Control code
5486715
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
396 p.
Isbn
9781594202827
Lccn
2010029647
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn650210744
  • (OCoLC)650210744

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