Melba Pattillo Beals acclaimed AfricanAmerican author and winner of the Congressional Gold Medal documented her experience in the integration movement in Little Rock Arkansas. In this first-person account of her ordeal at the center of the violent confrontation that helped shape the civil rights movement. Beals takes us from the lynch mob that greeted the terrified fifteen-year-old to a celebrity homecoming with her eight compatriots thirty years later, on October 23, 1987, hosted by Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton in the mansion that Faubus built.
Beals, Melba Pattillo
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Pocket Books, 1994. First Edition. 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall. Hard Cover. Fine / Fine. ISBN: 0671866389. Book in excellent condition, clean and tight with small red remainder dot on bottom of pages.
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