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Homelands and Waterways: The American Journey of the Bond Family, 1846-1926
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...more
Hardcover, 704 pages
Published July 20th 1999 by Pantheon
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Black Caucus of the ALA Awards - Non-fiction
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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.