Soul City : race, equality, and the lost dream of an American utopia / Thomas Healy.
- 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
0 current holds with 2 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Mooresville PL - Mooresville||975.652 HEA (Text)||37323005650331||NEW-BKS||Available||-|
|West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette||975.652 HEA (Text)||31951004550486||Main Floor - New Arrivals||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781627798624
- Physical Description: x, 434 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Company, 2021.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-414) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Prologue. "Comes the colored hour" -- "Black boy in a white land" -- Scrambled egg -- "Look out, Whitey!" -- Dreams into reality -- Klan country -- "Integration blackwards" -- Green power -- A fresh start -- "The salad pickers" -- Naming rights -- "Theory of the sugar tit" -- Black elephants -- Present at the creation -- Cream of the crop -- Blindsided -- The battle of Soul City -- Good place to live -- Pride or prejudice -- Maseratis and microwaves -- "Sorrows kitchen" -- Epilogue. Mixed blessings.
"A history of Floyd McKissick's 1969 plan to build a Black city in North Carolina, examining the story of the idealists who settled there, the obstacles that derailed the project, and what Soul City's saga says about Black opportunity, capitalism, and power then and now"-- Provided by publisher.
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