Experience the saga of a distinguished African American family that played a significant role in U.S. history from the Civil War to the present. Residing primarily in Chicago, San Francisco, and Seattle, several generations of the Horace and Susie Cayton family faced racial discrimination, professional failure, poverty, alcoholism, depression, and drug addiction. Yet the force of the family legacy impelled most of them to make significant contributions to American society.
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Richard S. Hobbs earned a Ph.D. in history from the University of Washington and has led a career as a historian, archivist, researcher, and writer. He resides on Whidbey Island in Washington's Puget Sound region.Review:
"This is an extraordinary memoir of a remarkable African American family... It is a hymn to grace under pressure."
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Book Description Washington State University Pr, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110874222516
Book Description Washington State University Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0874222516 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1409415