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Author Hartnett, Kimberly Marlowe
Title Carolina Israelite : how Harry Golden made us care about Jews, the South, and civil rights / Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett
Published Chapel Hill, North Carolina : University of North Carolina Press, [2015]
 Rodman Main Adult  G618hh    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition
Descript 359 pages : black and white illustrations ; 25 cm
Content text
Media unmediated
Carrier volume
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary "This first comprehensive biography of Jewish American writer and humorist Harry Golden (1902-1981), author of the 1958 national best-seller 'Only in America', illuminates a remarkable life intertwined with the rise of the civil rights movement, Jewish popular culture, and the sometimes precarious position of Jews in the South and across America during the 1950s."--Dust flap
Contents Putting down roots in the goldeneh medina -- Heading South -- A new life and a new cause in Dixie -- Brown, flames, and fame -- Scandal and resurrection -- Ghosts and great men -- Grief, hope, and black power -- The real iron curtain -- Epilogue: Only in America
Subject Golden, Harry, 1902-1981
Jewish journalists -- United States -- Biography
Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography
Add Title How Harry Golden made us care about Jews, the South, and civil rights
ISBN 9781469621036

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