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The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White
The Hairstons An American Family in Black and White
Author: Henry Wiencek
The Hairstons are extraordinary families, both black and white, who share a complex and compelling history that embodies the legacy of slavery and shows how that legacy has passed into our own time. Opening at the remote North Carolina plantation of Cooleemee, The Hairstons reads like a gothic tale filled with vexing mysteries. In an att...  more
ISBN-13: 9780312192778
ISBN-10: 0312192770
Publication Date: 2/1999
Pages: 361
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Publisher: St Martins Pr
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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A fascinating story of the history of slavery involving the mixing of the races and the families strong bonds, interwoven between both families.
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This book is a story of slavery and its legacy in America. Henry Wiencek shows how one family has struggled with the brutal reality of slavery and the cruelties that followed it.
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This is a history of the Hairston family and is a timely story that separates and binds the black and white in America.


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