The Resource Crossing the lines : a novel, Richard Doster, (ebook)

Crossing the lines : a novel, Richard Doster, (ebook)

Label
Crossing the lines : a novel
Title
Crossing the lines
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Richard Doster
Creator
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Family man Jack Hall wants nothing more than to be a respectable newspaper reporter, see a good baseball game now and again, love his wife, and watch his son grow up in their middle-class, white community. Then he finds himself on the fault line where black meets white in the American South of the late 1950s. Still reeling from an explosive confrontation that put his family in jeopardy (detailed in Richard Doster's first book, Safe at Home), Jack takes a job with the Atlanta Constitution and moves his wife and son south. He's thrilled when he's introduced to legendary editor Ralph McGill, an outspoken opponent of segregation who promptly sends Jack to Montgomery to investigate reports of a bus boycott. Once again, historic events sweep Jack and his idealistic son, Christ, into harm's way. Will this be the collision that destroys his family forever?
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Doster, Richard
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
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  • Journalists
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights movements
  • Newspaper editors
  • Southern States
Target audience
adult
Label
Crossing the lines : a novel, Richard Doster, (ebook)
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Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Isbn
9781434700308
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11519693
Specific material designation
remote
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11519693
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MWT11519693
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Crossing the lines : a novel, Richard Doster, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781434700308
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11519693
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11519693
System control number
MWT11519693
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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