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great historical backround on a very painful part of our country's and as spellbinding as any fiction, though the reader knows it's based on fact. BeverlyPublished 28 days ago by Beverly
I didn't like this book but it was a gift for someone who did like it.Published 4 months ago by Alicia S.
Although I appreciate the clarity with which Mr Graham presents the lives of Blanche Bruce and his family, I don't like the misrepresentation of the North. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Ria
This book gets three stars for the following reasons...
Lawrence Otis Graham is NOT a likeable man. He is a vain elitist in desperate need of a wake call. Read more
THIS BOOK WAS SO GOOD AND INFORMATIVE THAT I HAVE READ IT THREE TIMES. I ORDERED IT AFTER GETTING IT FROM THE LIBRARY FOR MY PERSONAL LIBRARY.Published 15 months ago by PrinceQue
It is so informative! It is a MUST READ for every American regardless of your race or creed. However every African American child should be required to read this bookPublished 17 months ago by D. Brazzle
The book is a descriptive narrative that is educational and fun. It is both entertaining and true. Excellent historical spotlight.Published 17 months ago by adtaylor
I read some of the exerpts and it is a very interesting read. However, this was a gift to someone else and they have read it. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Linda C. Lowe
If you like history and want to understand the contribution of African Americans in U.S. history which is not in the history texts this book will add to your understanding. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Denise A. Jones