The Song and the Silence

The Song and the Silence

A Story About Family, Race, and What Was Revealed in A Small Town in the Mississippi Delta While Searching for Booker Wright

Book - 2017
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"'Have to keep that smile,' Booker Wright said in the 1966 NBC documentary Mississippi: A Self-Portrait. At the time, Wright spent his evenings waiting tables for whites at a local restaurant and his mornings running his own business. The ripple effect from his remarks would cement Booker as a civil rights icon because he did the unthinkable: before a national audience, Wright described what life truly was like for the black people of Greenwood, Mississippi"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2017.
Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition.
ISBN: 9781476754949
9781476754963
9781476754956
Characteristics: xx, 315 pages ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Song and silence

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