Passing strange : : a Gilded Age tale of love and deception across the color line

Title Passing strange : : a Gilded Age tale of love and deception across the color line
Book Number DB071694
Names Sandweiss, Martha A.
Medium Digital Books
Title Status Active
Length 12 hours, 44 minutes
Annotation Biography of nineteenth-century geologist and explorer Clarence King (1842-1901), who passed himself off as James Todd, a black workingman, to marry an African American woman in New York. Highlights King's scientific accomplishments, racial problems he faced in the post-Civil War era, and his wife Ada's challenges after his death. 2009.
Narrator Moore, Bob.
Local Subject Biography - Scientists - BIT
African American Interest - BLK
History - United States - HUS
Male Narrator - MN
Biography - BIO
History - HST
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Long Book - LO
LC Subject African American women - Biography
African Americans - Race identity - Case studies
Deception - United States - Case studies
Married people - United States - Case studies
Passing (Identity) - United States - Case studies
New York (N.Y.) - Biography
United States - Race relations - History - 19th century
Language English
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