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The Desegregated Heart : A Virginian's Stand In Time Of Transition

Author: Sarah Patton Boyle
ISBN #: B000MNSN90
Price: $20.00
Publisher: William Morrow & Co.
Publisher Location: New York
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: very good
Pub Date: 1962
Later printing. Very light shelf wear to the book and jacket. Fifth printing, October, 1964. Sarah Patton Boyle, member of an old Virginia plantation family, a cousin of George S. Patton, found her way out of her traditional Southern upbringing to become a civil rights writer and activist. Ms Boyle marched on Washington in 1963 and was arrested at a sit-in in segregated Florida. Dr. Martin Luther King praised her in Letter From A Birmingham Jail. Of this book he wrote: " miss reading it is to miss one of the most eloquent and captivating documents that has emerged from the southern situation...It is a beautiful expression of the power of Christian love operating in the human heart."--from the flap. Books and other items ship promptly with a tracking number and (generally over $15.00) jacket protectors if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!