Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words

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$16.95  $15.76
University of Georgia Press
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7.9 X 7.8 X 0.3 inches | 0.6 pounds

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About the Author

SUSAN REYBURN is a senior writer-editor in the Library of Congress Publishing Office. She is the author of Football Nation: Four Hundred Years of America's Game; Women Who Dare: Amelia Earhart; and Gardens and Landscapes of the National Trust for Historic Preservation; and she is a coauthor of Baseball Americana: Treasures from the Library of Congress; The Library of Congress World War II Companion; and The Civil War Desk Reference. She has also written for a wide variety of LOC publications on classic American film, theater, art, and architecture, and numerous works for the National Trust for Historic Preservation.


The new book...explores a variety of objects from the Rosa Parks Collection that bring to light Parks' inner thoughts and struggles throughout her life and activism.--Fine Books Magazine
In Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words, author Susan Reyburn provides a candid look into Parks' personal life through previously unreleased letters, documents and photographs. . . . This courageous woman packed so much into her life, and likewise, the details of her life are packed into this inspiring portrait.--Matt Gifford "BookPage "
Narrated in simple prose, this concise yet moving tribute spotlights an inspiring progressive leader and demonstrates how the historical record should be studied. For readers of African American history of all ages.--Clayton Boyer "Library Journal "