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A very thorough biography of a fascinating human being. Very thorough. Did I mention thorough? Be prepared to spend some quiet time reading because it's as thick as a dictionary.Published 4 months ago by sharice flemister
A truly great book,which did much to rehabilitate Robeson's reputation. Beautifully written, gripping, it answered so many questions about the `man with a thousand pockets'.... Read morePublished 21 months ago by J. D. D
Duberman gives an insightful portrayal of a life marked by racism and the struggle against it, an understanding depiction of a magnetic man's sex life, and a nuanced and informed... Read morePublished on August 1, 2013 by P. Drucker
This volume was also purchased as a Christmas gift for a colleague. I have had my copy since it was first published, when I was still a student of Dr. Read morePublished on June 29, 2013 by Patricia M. Bugland
This is a monumental work of biography. It's like following Paul Robeson day-by-day through his entire life. The scholarship here is unsurpassed.Published on May 10, 2013 by Paul Marx
This book is the most complete accounting of a person passionate about whatever he does. I am eighty years old and my family had occasion to interact personally with Paul Robeson... Read morePublished on March 4, 2013 by Diane Gregory
Martin Duberman's biography of Paul Robeson is richly detailed, researched with extraordinary attention to accuracy, and contains enough deeply insightful interpretations of... Read morePublished on January 26, 2012 by not a natural
Historian Martin Duberman's biography of Paul Robeson is an outstanding example of narrative scholarship. Read morePublished on January 5, 2012 by J. Bruce Dudley