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Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), xiv, 199 pp. Fine (As New), in a Fine (As New) dust jacket. Ò...A well-crafted and engaging account that is not only good reading but also a penetrating commentary on several social, political, and historical themes. This is the story of Robert Clark's two unsuccessful campaigns for a congressional seat, in 1982 and 1984, and is written by the young woman who served as the only white staff member during the first campaign and one of a few whites during the second...Even Mississippi is the story of a girl, a family, struggling with two powerful worlds, one dying and the other in the process of birth. In the isolation of a small town, Neilson recounts how the acculturation process worked in Mississippi and how it effectively molded blacks and whites. Ole Miss, manners, and morals aside, there is something here that measures the heartbeat of what we once called the South...Ó
Title: Even Mississippi. Foreword by Jack Bass.
Location Published: Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press, .
Categories: African American History
Seller ID: 05062scs