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Title:
Breaking barriers : a memoir
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Boston : Little, Brown, [1991]

©1991
ISBN:
9780316759779

9780316739771
Physical Description:
xi, 395 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
General Note:
Includes index.
Abstract:
An account of the life and career achievements of the black American journalist with portraits of influential figures of the 20th century.
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From both the individual's point of view and that of the nation, this book is an account of racial struggles, from the Depression to today. In this memoir, the author tells how he rose from poverty-stricken origins in McMinnville, Tennessee, to life at the forefront of social change.