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- DescriptionThis is a portrait of one of Atlanta's most prominent African American families, illustrating Alonzo Herndon's ascent from slavery to the business elite. Their story is one of by-the-bootstraps resolve, tough compromises in the face of racism and lasting contributions to their city.
- Author BiographyCAROLE MERRITT has served as director of the Herndon Home in Atlanta since 1983. She is author of Homecoming: African American Family History in Georgia.
- PrizesCommended for Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary_award (Nonfiction) 2003 and Hurston/Wright LEGACY Award (Nonfiction) 2003.
- Author(s)Carole Merritt
- PublisherUniversity of Georgia Press
- Date of Publication21/06/2002
- GenreBiography: Historical, Political & Military
- Place of PublicationGeorgia
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Georgia Press
- Content Note197 b&w photographs
- Width203 mm
- Height254 mm
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