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Homelands and Waterways: The American Journey of the Bond Family, 1846-1926

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This monumental history traces the rise of a resolute African American family (the author's own) from privation to the middle class. In doing so, it explodes the stereotypes that have shaped and distorted our thinking about African Americans--both in slavery and in freedom.

Beginning with John Robert Bond, who emigrated from England to fight in the Union Army during the Civ

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Hardcover, 704 pages
Published July 20th 1999 by Pantheon
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Cindy Kirkland
I cannot rate this, it was an in-depth look at one family and their history. It read like a text book and was hard for me to follow because the book kept going back and forth in time and hard to keep track of. O would have liked to have heard more about current family members too. It was a long read.
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