Rosa Parks: A Life

Rosa Parks: A Life
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Fifty years after she made history by refusing to give up her seat on a bus, Rosa Parks at last gets the major biography she deserves. The eminent historian Douglas Brinkley follows this thoughtful and devout woman from her childhood in Jim Crow Alabama through her early involvement in the NAACP to her epochal moment of courage and her afterlife as a beloved (and resented) icon of the civil rights movement. Well researched and written with sympathy and keen insight, the result is a moving, revelatory portrait of an American heroine and her tumultuous times. Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Penguin Books; Reprint edition (October 25, 2005) Language: English ISBN-10: 0143036009 ISBN-13: 978-0143036005 Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.6 x 7 inches Shipping Weight: 7 ounces