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Title:
In the shadow of statues : a white Southerner confronts history
Author:
Landrieu, Mitch, author.
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Publication Information:
New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018]

©2018
Physical Description:
227 pages ; 22 cm
Summary:
The New Orleans mayor who removed Confederate statues from the city confronts the racism that shapes many Americans and argues for white America to reckon with its past.
Language:
English
Contents:
Prologue: Can someone get me a crane? -- Broadmoor -- Learning to see what's in front of me -- David Duke and Donald Trump, a nightmare loop -- Politics in disaster time -- Rebuilding and mourning in NOLA -- The shadow of Robert E. Lee -- Epilogue -- Truth: remarks on the removal of Confederate monuments in New Orleans / [speech made at Gallier Hall, May 19, 2017].
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ISBN:
9780525559443
Format :
Book