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Smoketown : the untold story of the other great Black Renaissance / Mark Whitaker.

Whitaker, Mark, (author.).
Book Book ([2018])
Description: xxi, 404 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2018]
7 of 7 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction F 159 .P69 N487 2018 (Text to Phone) On Display -
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  • ISBN: 9781501122392 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1501122398 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781501122422 (trade pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1501122428 (trade pbk.)
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Cast of characters -- Neighborhoods of Pittsburgh -- The Brown Bomber's cornermen -- The Negro Carnegies -- The calculating crusader -- The rise and fall of "Big Red" -- Billy and Lena -- The Double V warriors -- The complex Mr. B -- "Jackie's Boswell" -- The women of "up south" -- The bard of a broken world.
Summary: Chronicles the African American renaissance in Pittsburgh from the 1920s through the 1950s, assessing how it rivaled Harlem and Chicago as a site of black culture and influence
Alternate Title: Untold story of the other great Black Renaissance
Citation: Whitaker, Mark. "Smoketown : the untold story of the other great Black Renaissance." New York : Simon & Schuster, 2018.
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