The house at the end of the road the story of three generations of an interracial family in the American South by W. Ralph Eubanks

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Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Race relations,
  • White Men,
  • Racially mixed people,
  • Interracial marriage,
  • Biography,
  • African American women,
  • Ethnicity,
  • History

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementW. Ralph Eubanks
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF325 .E82 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 206 p. :
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25156520M
ISBN 101617030813
ISBN 109781617030819
LC Control Number2011013401
OCLC/WorldCa711864761

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In lyrical, evocative prose, this extraordinary book pierces the heart of issues of race and racial identity, leaving us ultimately hopeful.

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