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The Resource Passing strange : a Gilded Age tale of love and deception across the color line, Martha A. Sandweiss

Passing strange : a Gilded Age tale of love and deception across the color line, Martha A. Sandweiss

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Passing strange : a Gilded Age tale of love and deception across the color line
Title
Passing strange
Title remainder
a Gilded Age tale of love and deception across the color line
Statement of responsibility
Martha A. Sandweiss
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Passing Strange" is a uniquely American biography of Clarence King, who hid a secret from his Gilded Age cohorts and prominent family: for 13 years he lived a double life--as the celebrated white explorer, geologist, and writer King and as a black Pullman porter and steelworker named James Todd
Summary
Traces the secret double life of a nineteenth-century scientist and surveyor of the post-Civil War American West, revealing how he was able to cross color lines and live a second life with an African-American wife and five multi-racial children
Biography type
contains biographical information
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286323
Cataloging source
DLC
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Sandweiss, Martha A
Dewey number
305.896/073
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.625
LC item number
.S255 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • African Americans
  • Passing (Identity)
  • Married people
  • Deception
  • King, Clarence
  • King, Ada
  • King, Clarence
  • United States
  • African American women
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
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a Gilded Age tale of love and deception across the color line
Label
Passing strange : a Gilded Age tale of love and deception across the color line, Martha A. Sandweiss
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocn233549201
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
370 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781594202001
Lccn
2008034886
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)233549201
Label
Passing strange : a Gilded Age tale of love and deception across the color line, Martha A. Sandweiss
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocn233549201
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
370 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781594202001
Lccn
2008034886
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)233549201

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