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The Resource American tapestry : the story of the Black, white, and multiracial ancestors of Michelle Obama, Rachel L. Swarns

American tapestry : the story of the Black, white, and multiracial ancestors of Michelle Obama, Rachel L. Swarns

Label
American tapestry : the story of the Black, white, and multiracial ancestors of Michelle Obama
Title
American tapestry
Title remainder
the story of the Black, white, and multiracial ancestors of Michelle Obama
Statement of responsibility
Rachel L. Swarns
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A family history traces the compelling story of Michelle Obama's ancestors, covering a journey from slavery to the White House in five generations that bears witness to the changes in the nation
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
TOH
Dewey number
973.932092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
E909.O24
LC item number
S93 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
American tapestry : the story of the Black, white, and multiracial ancestors of Michelle Obama, Rachel L. Swarns
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-367) and index
Contents
The mystery of Michelle Obama's roots -- Migration. Phoebe, the wanderer ; St. Louis ; Siren song of the North ; A family grows in Chicago ; Exploding dreams ; A child of the Jazz Age ; A man of promise ; Stumbling backward ; Love in hard times ; Struggling and striving ; The search for the truth : Cleveland -- The demise of Reconstruction and the rise of Jim Crow. A man on the rise ; Left behind ; Neither Black nor white ; The reckoning ; Birmingham, the magic city ; Two brothers, two destinies ; The one-armed patriarch ; Twilight ; The search for the truth : Atlanta -- Slavery and emancipation. A slave girl named Melvinia ; Journey to Georgia ; South Carolina gold ; A child is born ; Born free ; Exodus ; The Civil War ; Uneasy freedom
Control code
ocn784032715
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
391 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780061999864
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), geneal. tables, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)784032715
Label
American tapestry : the story of the Black, white, and multiracial ancestors of Michelle Obama, Rachel L. Swarns
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-367) and index
Contents
The mystery of Michelle Obama's roots -- Migration. Phoebe, the wanderer ; St. Louis ; Siren song of the North ; A family grows in Chicago ; Exploding dreams ; A child of the Jazz Age ; A man of promise ; Stumbling backward ; Love in hard times ; Struggling and striving ; The search for the truth : Cleveland -- The demise of Reconstruction and the rise of Jim Crow. A man on the rise ; Left behind ; Neither Black nor white ; The reckoning ; Birmingham, the magic city ; Two brothers, two destinies ; The one-armed patriarch ; Twilight ; The search for the truth : Atlanta -- Slavery and emancipation. A slave girl named Melvinia ; Journey to Georgia ; South Carolina gold ; A child is born ; Born free ; Exodus ; The Civil War ; Uneasy freedom
Control code
ocn784032715
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
391 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780061999864
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), geneal. tables, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)784032715

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