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How the word is passed: a reckoning with the history of slavery across America
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Published:
New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, 2021.
Format:
Large Print
Edition:
Large print edition.
Physical Desc:
xiv, 480 pages (large print) ; 25 cm
Status:
TELL WPL Large Print
973.049 SMITH
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'How the Word is Passed' is Clint Smith's revealing, contemporary portrait of America as a slave owning nation. Beginning in his own hometown of New Orleans, Smith leads the reader through an unforgettable tour of monuments and landmarks - those that are honest about the past and those that are not - that offer an intergenerational story of how slavery has been central in shaping our nations collective history, and ourselves.

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Language:
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ISBN:
9780316278744, 0316278742

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 451-480)
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'How the Word is Passed' is Clint Smith's revealing, contemporary portrait of America as a slave owning nation. Beginning in his own hometown of New Orleans, Smith leads the reader through an unforgettable tour of monuments and landmarks - those that are honest about the past and those that are not - that offer an intergenerational story of how slavery has been central in shaping our nations collective history, and ourselves.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Smith, C. (2021). How the word is passed: a reckoning with the history of slavery across America. Large print edition. New York, NY: Little, Brown and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Smith, Clint. 2021. How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning With the History of Slavery Across America. New York, NY: Little, Brown and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Smith, Clint, How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning With the History of Slavery Across America. New York, NY: Little, Brown and Company, 2021.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Smith, Clint. How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning With the History of Slavery Across America. Large print edition. New York, NY: Little, Brown and Company, 2021. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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