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Crouch, Stanley.

Summary: "Carla is a talented jazz singer nearing forty. Maxwell is a renowned tenor saxophonist, the man Carla deeply loves and wants to marry. But Maxwell, who is black, finds himself increasingly at odds with the notion of lifelong togetherness with a white woman, as he yields to group pressure. While they are visiting his parents (whom Carla hopes to win over in her struggle to keep Maxwell in her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRO

Summary: The in-depth and intimate story of one of the most important African Americans to live in the first half of the 20th century. Tells the story of Jack Johnson, who was the first African American boxer to win the most coveted title in all of sports - Heavyweight Campion of the World. Includes his struggles in and out of the ring and his desire to live his life as a free man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2005

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV UNF

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hammer Museum 2005

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 741.5 MAS