The Resource Children, David Halberstam, (electronic resource)

Children, David Halberstam, (electronic resource)

Label
Children
Title
Children
Statement of responsibility
David Halberstam
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
David Halberstam's New York Times Notable Booka riveting account of the brave individuals at the core of the civil rights movement The young men and women at the heart of David Halberstam's brilliant and poignant The Children came together through Reverend James Lawson's workshops on nonviolence. Idealistic and determined, they showed unwavering bravery during the sit-ins at the Nashville lunch counters and on the Freedom Rides across the Southall chronicled here with Halberstam's characteristic clarity and insight. The Children exhibits the incredible strength of generations of black Americans, who sacrificed greatly to improve the world for their children. Following Diane Nash, John Lewis, Gloria Johnson, Bernard Lafayette, Marion Barry, Curtis Murphy, James Bevel, and Rodney Powell, among others, The Children is rooted in Halberstam's coverage of the civil rights movement for Nashville's Tennessean. This ebook features an extended biography of David Halberstam
Summary
The Children is David Halberstam's brilliant and moving evocation of the early days of the civil rights movement, as seen through the story of the young people-the Children-who met in the 1960s and went on to lead the revolution. The Children is a story one of America's preeminent journalists has waited years to write, a powerful book about one of the most dramatic movements in American history
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1998.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
Biography type
contains biographical information
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156615
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Halberstam, David
Dewey number
323.1/196073
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights workers
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Children, David Halberstam, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11549773
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453286135
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11549773
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Children, David Halberstam, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11549773
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453286135
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11549773
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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