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The Black Calhouns

From Civil War to Civil Rights with One African American Family

The Black Calhouns( )
Author: Buckley, Gail Lumet
ISBN:978-0-8021-9069-7
Publication Date:Feb 2016
Publisher:Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated
Imprint:Atlantic Monthly Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $17.99
Book Description:

In The Black Calhouns, Gail Lumet Buckley--daughter of actress Lena Horne--delves deep into her family history, detailing the experiences of an extraordinary African-American family from Civil War to Civil Rights. Beginning with her great-great grandfather Moses Calhoun, a house slave who used the rare advantage of his education to become a successful businessman in post-war Atlanta, Buckley follows her family’s two branches: one that stayed in the South,...
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Buckley, Gail Lumet (Author)
Gail Buckley is a journalist & the daughter of Lena Horne. Her family history - The Hornes - became an "American Masters" documentary, & she narrated a documentary on black American families for PBS. She has written for the "Los Angeles Times", "Vogue", the "New York Daily News", & "The New York Times". She lives in New York.

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