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Darktown strutters

a novel

by Brown, Wesley

  • 22 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Cane Hill Press in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rice, Tom, 1808-1860 -- Fiction.,
  • Minstrel shows -- Fiction.,
  • Blackface entertainers -- Fiction.,
  • African American entertainers -- Fiction.,
  • Race relations -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Wesley Brown.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3552.R7382 D37 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1440740M
    ISBN 100943433118
    LC Control Number93072463
    OCLC/WorldCa29748758

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Touching, harrowing, and inspiring, Darktown Strutters is a unique novel of courage and pride from the author of Tragic Magic/5(3).

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Wesley Brown. Darktown Strutters. University of Massachusetts Press, This compelling and imaginative historical novel takes off from a 19th-century incident that gave birth to the term "Jim Crow": a white actor named Tom Rice gained fame performing in blackface a dance he learned from a slave named Jim Crow.

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Set in Atlanta shortly after World War II, the book opens just after the city government has forced the police department to hire its first eight black officers.4/5.

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A pair of rookie black cops in Atlanta uncover political corruption and conspiracy when they stumble on to a murder case. What looks like a routine investigation of reckless driving becomes thorny when the driver turns out to be a white former Atlanta cop and the young black woman in the car with him turns up murdered a few nights later.

A scary book, and mordantly funny too.” – Russell Banks “Darktown Strutters is a novel of ideas devoted to exploring the complex fate off black and white Americans caught, as ever, in a racial history they can neither surmount nor escape.” – Eric Lott, African American Review Wesley Brown is an acclaimed novelist, playwright, and teacher.5/5(2).

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Darktown follows the story of Atlanta’s first black police officers in an era of heightened racial prejudice. Inthe eight-man police division cannot arrest whites.

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“Some books educate, some books entertain, Thomas Mullen’s Darktown is the rare book that does both.” — Huffington Post The award-winning author of The Last Town on Earth delivers a riveting and elegant police procedural set in Atlanta, exploring a murder, corrupt police, and strained race relations that feels ripped from today's /5().

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Size Source 78 User_cleaned Shaun Kinney User_metadataentered Liz Rosenberg User_transferred Liz Rosenberg. WHAT THE WORDS "DARKTOWN STRUTTERS' BALL REALLY MEAN DARKTOWN In the now classic song "Darktown Strutters' Ball", "darktown" is a referent for a section of Chicago where Black people lived.

In my opinion, in the context of the Jazz song "Darktown Strutters' Ball", the word "darktown" isn't racist, but a similar word "darkie" : Azizi Powell. 'Darktown' Imagines What It Was Like For Atlanta's First Black Policemen Ineight African-American men joined Atlanta's police force.

Those pioneer officers — who couldn't drive squad cars. “Some books educate, some books entertain, Thomas Mullen’s Darktown is the rare book that does both.” — Huffington Post Award-winning author Thomas Mullen is a “wonderful architect of intersecting plotlines and unexpected answers”(The Washington Post) in this timely and provocative mystery and brilliant exploration of race, law /5(6).Shelton Brooks (May 4, - September 6, ) was a popular music composer who wrote some of the biggest hits of the first third of the 20th century.

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