Black in Selma : the uncommon life of J.L. Chestnut, Jr


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Chestnut, J. L. Cass Julia


Keyword(s):
African American lawyers -- Alabama -- Biography. Civil rights movements -- Alabama -- Selma -- History. Chestnut, J. L. African American lawyers Alabama Chestnut, J. L Civil rights movements Alabama Selma History


Year:
1990


Pages:
xiii, 431 p.


Publisher:
Farrar, Straus, and Giroux


Publisher location:
New York


Accession number:
22223018


Label:
Box 136


Notes:
ill. ; 24 cm. 1930-1958. King of the drag ; Shotgun houses ; Play ball ; My dreams ; Rumblings -- 1958-1962. Outside the rail ; Roadshow ; Sinking pretty low -- 1963-1965. Something altogether new ; Judge in a nutshell ; In the middle ; Born again -- 1965-1985. Picking up the pieces ; Inside the ballpark ; New life ; Racial politics ; Black Santa ; Straddling two eras ; Contradictory individuals ; Roadshow two ; A multitude of problems ; Drawing the lines ; Salt and pepper ; Intense politickin' time ; Ironies all around -- 1985-1990. The probability of miracles. Includes bibliographical references and index. Awards: Lillian Smith Book Award, 1991 J.L. Chestnut, Jr., Julia Cass. Book


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: KF373.C389; Dewey: 340/.092; B


ISBN:
ISBN: 0374114048; 9780374114046 LCCN: 89-77436


Work type:
Biography (bio)


Research notes:
Review copy Insert between cover and first leaf


Abstract:
"Politics and power in a small American town"--Jacket subtitle.


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