How the word is passed : a reckoning with the history of slavery across America
- ISBN: 9780316492935
- ISBN: 9780316269476
- ISBN: 9780316278744
- ISBN: 0316492930
- ISBN: 0316269476
- ISBN: 0316278742
xiii, 336 pages ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2021.
- Copyright: ©2021
|Formatted Contents Note:||"The whole city is a memorial to slavery:" Prologue -- "There's a difference between history and nostalgia:" Monticello Plantation -- "An open book, up under the sky:" The Whitney Plantation -- "I can't change what happened here:" Angola Prison -- "I don't know if it's true or not, but I like it:" Blandford Cemetery -- "Our Independence Day:" Galveston Island -- "We were the good guys, right?" New York City -- "One slave is too much:" Gorée Island -- "I lived it:" Epilogue -- About this project.|
|Summary, etc.:||"'How the Word is Passed' is Clint Smith's revealing, contemporary portrait of America as a slave owning nation. Beginning in his own hometown of New Orleans, Smith leads the reader through an unforgettable tour of monuments and landmarks - those that are honest about the past and those that are not - that offer an intergenerational story of how slavery has been central in shaping our nations collective history, and ourselves."|
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