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Firebrand and the First Lady Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice

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ISBN-10: 0679767290

ISBN-13: 9780679767299

Edition: N/A

Authors: Patricia Bell-Scott

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A groundbreaking book--two decades in the works--that tells the story of how a brilliant writer-turned-activist, granddaughter of a mulatto slave, and the first lady of the United States, whose ancestry gave her membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution, forged an enduring friendship that changed each of their lives and helped to alter the course of race and racism in America. Pauli Murray first saw Eleanor Roosevelt in 1933, at the height of the Depression, at a government-sponsored, two-hundred-acre camp for unemployed women where Murray was living, something the first lady had pushed her husband to set up in her effort to do what she could for working women and the poor.…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/24/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 5.21" wide x 8.01" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English