An inspiring memoir by two lively, keen-witted African American senior citizens. In their 200+ combined years, Sadie and Bessie Delany have seen it all. They saw their father, who was born into slavery, become America's first black Episcopal bishop. They saw their mother--a woman of mixed racial parentage who was born free--give birth to ten children, all of whom would become college-educated, successful professionals in a time when blacks could scarcely expect to receive a high school diploma. They saw the post-Reconstruction South, the Jim Crow laws,
Publisher: Kodansha America, Inc ISBN: 9781568360102 Number of pages: 212 Weight: 536 g Dimensions: 242 x 162 x 23 mm
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