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The ties that bind : a memoir of race, memory, and redemption / Bertice Berry.

Author/Creator:
Berry, Bertice.
Edition:
First Edition
Publication:
New York : Broadway Books, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, [3], 205, [3] pages ; 22 cm
Subjects:
Berry, Bertice -- Family.
African Americans -- Biography.
African American families.
Freeman, John Henry, d. 1929 or 30.
Hunn, John, 1818-1894.
Underground Railroad -- Delaware.
Berry, Bertice -- Childhood and youth.
Wilmington (Del.) -- Biography.
Slavery -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Contents:
Preface: Where I'm Coming From
Introduction
Part One. Memory. The gift; Pain before beauty; Burdens down, Lord, burdens down
Race. Songs of freedom; My native land; Setting the captives free; Set the captives free
Part Three. Redemption. Free your mind; Go back to move forward; The aftermath; Sometimes I feel like a motherless child; Family ties; Family matters, color counts; When history repeats itself; Purpose through spirit.
Notes:
"Book design by Jennifer Ann Daddio."
"Jacket photograph by Louie Psihoyos/Science Fiction/Getty Images. Jacket design by Kathleen DiGrado."
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-205).
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2009
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
9780767924146 :
0767924142
OCLC:
232129375
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