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We Had a Dream: A Tale of the Struggles for Integration in America

Kohn, Howard

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ISBN 10: 0684808749 / ISBN 13: 9780684808741
Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, 1998
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25 cm, 366. Intricate morality tale about America one generation after the modern era of civil rights activism, set in Prince Georges County, Maryland. Bookseller Inventory # 22587

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Title: We Had a Dream: A Tale of the Struggles for ...

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York

Publication Date: 1998

Book Condition: very good, very good

Edition: First Printing.

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An acclaimed author turns his attention once again to the subject of race, focusing on the continuing struggle for racial equality in America and using a handful of black and white residents in Maryland as the backdrop for his provocative exploration. 25,000 first printing.


Rolling Stone contributor Howard Kohn applies a novelistic touch to his depiction of the lives of several black and white residents of Prince Georges County, Maryland, a stable, middle-class, predominately African American enclave just outside Washington, D.C. Kohn's prose, although rooted in a noble effort, tends toward the melodramatic, especially in his portrayals of one couple's interracial romance and a black lawyer's politically incorrect defense of the daughter of a white policeman who killed her African American boyfriend. --Eugene Holley, Jr.

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