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Birthright

3.71  ·  Rating details ·  14 ratings  ·  4 reviews
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally ...more
Paperback, 334 pages
Published April 6th 2010 by BiblioLife (first published 1987)
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Rustin
Apr 18, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Initially attracted to T.S. Stribling for the use of Florence, Alabama as the setting for The Store, he has quickly become one of my favorite writers. Birthright is set in Hooker's Bend, TN, a town off the TN River. The story's main character, Peter Singer, is a Harvard educated black man returning to his hometown (Hooker's Bend). He faces challenges with his goal of creating a Tuskegee-like institution for the betterment of society by educating blacks. Specifically common legal tricks, ...more
Cyd Webster
May 07, 2019 rated it really liked it
This was the most annoying book that I couldn't put down I think I have ever read. I couldn't stop reading it. I was mad at just about every character in the story.
Carol J Pennington-York
Provocative

Just goes to so that the more things change the more they stay the same. Peter went to Harvard but did he really learn anything? Being white, this was hard for me to read but perhaps I learned something.
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Pulitzer author. 1922. Very good.
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Thomas Sigismun Stribling was a staff writer for "Saturday Evening Post" and a lawyer. He published under the name T.S. Stribling. In the 1920's and 1930's, T. S. was America's foremost author. His most notable works were "Birthright," "Teeftfollow," "Backwater," "The Forge" and "The Unfinished Cathedral". He won the Pulitzer Prize for his book, "The Store" in 1933.
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