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Necessary trouble : growing up at midcentury / Drew Gilpin Faust.

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  • 15 of 20 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch B FAUST FAU (Text) 34207002559624 Adult Non-Fiction Biographies Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria B FAU (Text) 37521530768664 AMPL Adult New Nonfiction Shelf Checked out 12/13/2023
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola B FAUST D (Text) 33118000205190 Adult: New Book Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver BIO FAUST FAUST (Text) 34304001057740 Adult - Biography Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville B Fau (Text) 32604070212810 AD New Non-Fiction Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville B FAUST, DREW FAUST (Text) 33946004169798 New Books . 2nd Floor Checked out 12/17/2023
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 921 FAUS (Text) 39391007167248 Nonfiction Reshelving -
Linton PL - Linton B FAU (Text) 30149000966647 Biography Checked out 12/11/2023
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello NF BIO FAUST (Text) 37743002348720 Adult New Book Shelf Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 975.598 FAUS (Text) 39231034180501 New Adult Non-fiction Collection Checked out 12/16/2023
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374601805
  • ISBN: 0374601801
  • Physical Description: 304 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2023.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [275]-288) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue -- A death in the family -- A girl isn't the same -- Shooting the dog -- Many feelings about segregation -- Life in the fifties -- Girls who dare: Nancy, Anne, and Scout -- Friday for revolutions, Wednesday for life -- Across frontiers -- Catching up with the revolution -- The class of 1968 -- Instead of happy childhoods -- This is the end -- Free, white, and twenty-one.
Summary, etc.:
"Drew Gilpin Faust writes about coming of age in a conservative Southern family in postwar America"-- Provided by publisher.
"A privileged white girl in conservative, segregated Virginia was expected to adopt a willful blindness to the inequities of race and the constraints of gender. For Drew Gilpin, the acceptance of both female subordination and racial hierarchy proved intolerable and galvanizing. Urged to become "well adjusted" and to fill the role of a poised young lady that her upbringing imposed, she found resistance was necessary for her survival. During the 1960s, through her love of learning and her active engagement in the civil rights, student, and antiwar movements, Drew forged a path of her own--one that would eventually lead her to become a historian of the very conflicts that were instrumental in shaping the world she grew up in. Culminating in the upheavals of 1968, Necessary Trouble captures a time of rapid change and fierce reaction in one young woman's life, tracing the transformations and aftershocks that we continue to grapple with today" -- publisher's description.
Subject: Faust, Drew Gilpin > Childhood and youth.
Gilpin family.
United States > Race relations > 20th century.
Civil rights movements > United States > History > 20th century.
United States > Social life and customs > 1945-1970.
Bryn Mawr College > Students > Biography.
Concord Academy (Concord, Mass.) > Students > Biography.
Clarke County (Va.) > Biography.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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