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Behind the Magnolia Curtain [Kindle Edition]

Thomas Hargrave

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Book Description

Buoyed by his remarkable extended family, Thomas B. Hargrave, Jr., came of age during the turbulent decades of the Great Depression and World War II. He attended nine segregated public schools, served in a segregated Air Force, and ultimately graduated from college in 1951. He confronted the barriers of racism, intolerance, and injustice, earning his membership in the vanguard of the Civil Rights movement. In his memoirs, he shares honest recollections of the segregated society of his youth and how his early experiences shaped his outlook on life. Behind the Magnolia Curtain serves as his legacy to a new generation who will continue the quest for justice.

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About the Author

Thomas B. Hargrave Jr. is President Emeritus of the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington. After 41 years of distinguished servuce with six YMCAs, he retired in 1992 and has devoted his time to writing historical novels. He has received awards for his contribution to civil rights and was inducted into the YMCA Hall of Fame in 2001. Hargrave is the author of The Rape of Midian: The Saga of Zipporah and Moses and Twenty Miles from Yesterday: The Saga of Anthony Bowen.

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  • File Size: 731 KB
  • Print Length: 252 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse (March 15, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00DBKYUXO
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,063,250 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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