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Walking with the wind : a memoir of the movement / John Lewis with Michael D'Orso.

Lewis, John, 1940- (author.). D'Orso, Michael, (author.).

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  • 6 of 9 copies available at SC LENDS.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
AHJ - Estill Branch BIO LEWIS (Text) 34804100022057 Adult Biography Checked out 11/09/2020
Anderson - Anderson Main Library B Lewis, John Lewis, John (Text) 23342546 Adult Biography Available -
Anderson - Westside Branch B Lewis, John Lewis, John (Text) 23342553 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Cherokee - Gaffney Library B LEW (Text) 33636003147164 Adult Biography Available -
Chester - Main Library B LEWIS (Text) 35301007795280 Adult Biography Checked out 09/04/2020
Fairfield - Main Library Lewis (Text) 33116001603096 Adult Biography Available -
Kershaw - Camden Library B LEWIS (Text) 33255003698819 Adult New Book Available -
Union Carnegie Library B LEWIS (Text) 381074 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
York - Rock Hill Branch BIOGRAPHY LEWIS (Text) 33205005516501 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 09/08/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 1476797714
  • ISBN: 9781476797717
  • Physical Description: xvii, 526 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Simon & Schuster trade paperback edtion.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part one. Coming up -- "That was some hard times" -- A small world, a safe world -- Pilot light -- Part two. "The boy from Troy" -- Soul force -- "Nigras, nigras everywhere!" -- Part three. Freedom ride -- "This is the students" -- Last supper -- Mr. Greyhound -- Part four. Snick -- Rise up the rug -- "We march today" -- "Keep your stick down" -- Part five. "Uhuru" -- "Feel angry with me" -- Freedom fighters -- Into Selma -- Part six. Going down -- Bloody Sunday -- De-election -- "Why?" -- Part seven. Home -- The new South -- Old ghosts -- Onward.
Summary, etc.:
"Lewis's role in the Nashville Movement - a student-led effort to desegregate the city of Nashville through nonviolent sit-ins - made him a defining activist of his day and helped set the tone for the civil rights movement. Though he was repeatedly a victim of violence and intimidation, his belief in peaceful action, inspired by his mentor, Dr. Martin Luther King, became the core of his cause and vision. In this classic bestseller, John Lewis vividly captures America's tumultuous civil rights era. His natural gift as a leader would continue. In 1986, he won a congressional seat in Georgia, and remains in office to this day."--From the cover.
Subject: Lewis, John, 1940 February 21-
Legislators > United States > Biography.
African American legislators > Biography.
United States. Congress. House > Biography.
Civil rights workers > United States > Biography.
African American civil rights workers > Biography.
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) > Biography.
African Americans > Civil rights.
Civil rights movements > Southern States > History > 20th century.
Genre: Biography.
History.

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