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Medgar & Myrlie : Medgar Evers and the love story that awakened America  Cover Image Book Book

Medgar & Myrlie : Medgar Evers and the love story that awakened America / Joy-Ann Reid.

Summary:

Tracing the extraordinary lives and legacy of two civil rights icons, this gripping account of Medgar and Myrlie Evers is told through their relationship and the work that went into winning basic rights for black Americans, and the repercussions that still resonate today.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063068797
  • ISBN: 0063068796
  • Physical Description: 342 pages, 16 unnumbred pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Mariner Books, [2024]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-328) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Love -- Mississippi Goddamn -- Medgar and Myrlie -- Emmett Till -- The house on Guynes Street -- Mississippi freedom -- Freedom from fear -- Countdown -- How to be a civil rights widow -- A tristate conspiracy? -- Justice -- Carnegie Hall -- Many thanks.
Subject: Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963.
Evers-Williams, Myrlie.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People > Biography.
African American civil rights workers > Mississippi > Jackson > Biography.
Civil rights workers > Mississippi > Jackson > Biography.
Married people > Mississippi > Jackson > Biography.
Civil rights movements > Mississippi > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Civil rights > Mississippi > History > 20th century.
Mississippi > Race relations.
Genre: Biographies.
Informational works.
Illustrated works.

Available copies

  • 4 of 11 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.

Holds

  • 8 current holds with 11 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library 323.092 REID 2024 (Text) 0001012537943 Nonfiction New Checked out 02/27/2024


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