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staylorclapp added a title to their In progress shelf Jan 27 2019
Based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, it chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's once segregated society....
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staylorclapp added a title to their Completed shelf Jan 27 2019
Imprisoned for over two and a half years, Lale witnesses horrific atrocities and barbarism but also incredible acts of bravery and compassion. Risking his own life, he uses his privileged position to exchange jewels and money from murdered Jews...
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staylorclapp added a title to their For later shelf Jan 18 2019
In this follow-up to his landmark bestseller, Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong , Loewen once again takes history textbooks to task for their perpetuations of myth and their lack of awareness of today's...
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staylorclapp made a comment Sep 17 2017
"One of the reviews suggested that Allison's book, Bastard, was good but depressing. One would think child physical and sexual abuse is depressing. I found the book powerfully written and difficult to forget" Permalink
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staylorclapp added a title to their In progress shelf Jun 02 2017
In this groundbreaking history of the modern American metropolis, Richard Rothstein, a leading authority on housing policy, explodes the myth that America's cities came to be racially divided through de facto segregation--that is, through...
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