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Medgar & Myrlie : Medgar Evers and the love story that awakened America / Joy-Ann Reid.

Summary:
Tracing the extraordinary lives and legacy of two civil rights icons, this gripping account of Medgar and Myrlie Evers is told through their relationship and the work that went into winning basic rights for black Americans, and the repercussions that still resonate today.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063068797
  • ISBN: 0063068796
  • Physical Description: 342 pages, 16 unnumbred pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Mariner Books, [2024]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-328) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: Love -- Mississippi Goddamn -- Medgar and Myrlie -- Emmett till -- The house on Guynes Street -- Mississippi freedom -- Freedom from fear -- Countdown -- How to be a civil rights widow -- A tristate conspiracy? -- Justice -- Carnegie Hall -- Many thanks -- Notes -- Index.
Subject: Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963.
Evers-Williams, Myrlie.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People > Biography.
African American civil rights workers > Mississippi > Jackson > Biography.
Civil rights workers > Mississippi > Jackson > Biography.
Married people > Mississippi > Jackson > Biography.
Civil rights movements > Mississippi > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Civil rights > Mississippi > History > 20th century.
Mississippi > Race relations.
Genre: Biographies.

Available copies

  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System.

Holds

  • 4 current holds with 2 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library 323.092 (Text) 33062009837007 New Adult Nonfiction Checked Out 03/01/2024
Easton Main Library ACQEAPL9715683 (Text) ACQEAPL9715683 New Items on Order On Order -


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