Rising Road

Author: Sharon Davies
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199752492
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" --Kevin Boyle, author of the National Book Award-winning Arc of Justice "This gripping history...has all the makings of a Hollywood movie. Drama aside, Rising Road also happens to be a fine work of history." --History News Network

The Southern Historian

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Nativist Protestants claimed that Catholics threatened to “unravel America's
social fabric,” and Catholics countered by identifying how nativism was contrary
to the constitutional guarantees of religious freedom and argued that religious
prejudice had no place in a good society. Indeed, the murder of Birmingham
priest, Father James Coyle and his murderer's acquittal (the focus of Sharon
Davies's recent book Rising Road: A True Tale of Love, Race, and Religion in
America [2010) are, ...

Choice

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$26.95 ISBN 978074051072 Race and the Atlanta Cotton States Exposition of
1895, by Theda Perdue. Georgia, Feb. 2010. $26.95 ISBN 9780820334028 Right
to Ride: Streetcar Boycotts and African American Citizenship in the Era of Plessy
v. Ferguson, by Blair L. M. Kelley. North Carolina, May 2010. $59.95 ISBN
9780807833544; $21.95 pbk ISBN 9780807871010 Rising Road: A True Tale of
Love, Race, and Religion in America, by Sharon Davies. Oxford, Feb. 2010.
$27.95 ISBN ...

All American Boys

Author: Jason Reynolds
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481463330
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When sixteen-year-old Rashad is mistakenly accused of stealing, classmate Quinn witnesses his brutal beating at the hands of a police officer who happens to be the older brother of his best friend.

The Handmaid S Tale

Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547345666
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The regime takes the Book of Genesis absolutely at its word, with bizarre consequences for the women and men in its population. The story is told through the eyes of Offred, one of the unfortunate Handmaids under the new social order.

Dreamland

Author: Sam Quinones
Publisher: Bloomsbury Press
ISBN: 9781620402528
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Introducing a memorable cast of characters--pharma pioneers, young Mexican entrepreneurs, narcotics investigators, survivors, and parents--Quinones shows how these tales fit together.

Bowling Alone

Author: Robert D. Putnam
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743203046
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Shows how changes in work, family structure, women's roles, and other factors have caused people to become increasingly disconnected from family, friends, neighbors, and democratic structures--and how they may reconnect.

The Kite Runner

Author: Khaled Hosseini
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 140882485X
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Afghanistan, 1975: Twelve-year-old Amir is desperate to win the local kite-fighting tournament and his loyal friend Hassan promises to help him.

Native Son

Author: Richard Wright
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446466884
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Native Son shocked readers on its first publication in 1940 and went on to make Richard Wright the first bestselling black writer in America.