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4 edition of Mirror to America. found in the catalog.

Mirror to America.

Orville Palmer

Mirror to America.

by Orville Palmer

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS507 .P22
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 285 p.
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5451821M
    ISBN 100153450304
    LC Control Number73153881
    OCLC/WorldCa590349

      Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: The Diary of Bess Brennan is the twenty-eighth entry in Scholastic's Dear America. The book was written by Barry Denenberg, his fifth in the series. It was published in September and was followed by Survival in the Storm. Bess Brennan is sent to Perkins School for the Blind after becoming blind in a sledding accident. Intimate, at times revelatory, Mirror to America chronicles Franklin's life and this nation's racial transformation in the twentieth century, and is a powerful reminder of the extent to which the problem of America remains the problem of color.4/5(2).

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      Mirror to America is cause for a national celebration. For me, and countless others, Dr. Franklin is a mentor and role-model without peer, a man whose clear-eyed look into our past improved America's future. Mirror to America will lift the spirit and steel our resolve for the work ahead." --Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., Senior Manager and Director. Overview. A Different Mirror deals with the subject of minority perspectives of multicultural America, incorporating quotes, folk songs, letters, telegrams, and photographs into the text. It deals with, in roughly sequential order, Native Americans, African Americans pre- and post-slavery era, Irish, Mexicans, Chicanos, Chinese, Japanese, Jews, and ties up the book with a current (for the time.


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In his outstanding autobiography, "Mirror to America", Dr. John Hope Franklin, historian, teacher, scholar, author, national and global lecturer, public intellectual and role model, takes readers on an exciting and profound journey from his birth in Rentiesville, Oklahoma to his Chairmanship of President Bill Clinton's controversial effort to Cited by: Mirror to America by John Hope Franklin is an amazing autobiography.

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Historian John Hope Franklin discussed his new autobiography, "Mirror to America: The Autobiography of John Hope Franklin." Franklin, who helped redirect the social and political course of the United States throughout the 20th century, is the author and editor of 17 books, including the best-selling "From Slavery to Freedom: A History of.

Home > Books > Mirror to America. About the Book. Intimate, at times revelatory, Mirror to America chronicles Franklin’s life and this nation’s racial transformation in the twentieth century, and is a powerful reminder of the extent to which the problem of America remains the problem of color.

Details. John Hope Franklin Puts a 'Mirror to America' Octo • Historian John Hope Franklin has spent much of his life — 90 years, so far — investigating the legacy of slavery in America. Inside the House Chamber of the Texas State Capitol, Professor Franklin talked about his book [Mirror to America: The Autobiography of John Hope Franklin], published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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Dr. John Hope Franklin's autobiography, Mirror to America, accomplishes several things: 1) It gives a detailed account of the author's life and vividly demonstrates the struggle African Americans faced regardless of their education, benevolence, and willingness to be a good citizen despite daily obstacles of prejudice.5/5(5).Mirror on America Short Essays and Images from Popular Culture JOAN T.

MIMS Texas Education Agency ELIZABETH M. NOLLEN West Chester University SUB Gfittingen 7 A BEDFORD/ST. MARTIN'S Boston • New York.Bess Brennan’s tragic accident and permanent disability take place in the first three pages of Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: The Diary of Bess Brennan, The Perkins School for the Blind, In his fifth Dear America book, Barry Denenberg tells Bess’s story of heartache and courage as America’s Great Depression swirls around the Brennan.