Stars Fell on Alabama
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BeschreibungThis work recounts Carmer's arrival in Alabama in the late 1920s, his exploration of the state, its people, customs and racial violence. The scene described is one of Baptist foot-washings, lynchings and plantation mansions.
PortraitCarl Carmer, a Harvard-educated New York state native, was one of America's most popular writers during the 1940s and 1950s with thirty seven books, documentary films, his own radio program, and four albums of regional songs to his credit. He taught at The University of Alabama for seven years during the 1920s. Howell Raines, an Alabama native and former "New York Times "editorial page editor and Pulitzer Prize winner, is the author of "My Soul Is Rested: Movement Days in the Deep South Remembered "and "Fly Fishing through the Midlife Crisis."
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF ALABAMA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2000
Seitenanzahl: 320 Seiten