The first oral history centering on the unique experiences of black porters and railroad attendants during the railroad's heyday is by turns dramatic, inspiring, comic, and heartwrenching. First person accounts document both the glamour of the railroad era and the bitter realities of being a black worker on a white railroad.
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Davis D. Perata is a writer and photographer who worked for Amtrak as a train attendant for three years in the early 1980s. HIs articles and photos have appeared in a variety of regional and national publications, and his photographic work has been used in political and industrial advertising.
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Book Description Twayne Publishers, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110805745203
Book Description Twayne Publishers. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0805745203 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0383226