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Author Hartnett, Kimberly Marlowe.

Title Carolina Israelite : how Harry Golden made us care about Jews, the South, and civil rights / Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett
Edition First edition
Published Chapel Hill, North Carolina : University of North Carolina Press, [2015]
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Contents Putting down roots in the goldeneh medina -- Heading South -- A new life and a new cause in Dixie -- Brown, flames, and fame -- Scandal and resurrection -- Ghosts and great men -- Grief, hope, and black power -- The real iron curtain -- Epilogue: Only in America
Summary "This first comprehensive biography of Jewish American writer and humorist Harry Golden (1902-1981), author of the 1958 national best-seller 'Only in America', illuminates a remarkable life intertwined with the rise of the civil rights movement, Jewish popular culture, and the sometimes precarious position of Jews in the South and across America during the 1950s"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Golden, Harry, 1902-1981.
Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography.
Jewish journalists -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
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