Outside the Magic Circle

The Autobiography of Virginia Foster Durr by Virginia Foster Durr

Publisher: Simon & Schuster in New York

Written in English
Cover of: Outside the Magic Circle | Virginia Foster Durr
Published: Pages: 360 Downloads: 85
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Places:

  • United States,
  • Alabama

Subjects:

  • Durr, Virginia Foster,
  • Durr, Clifford,
  • Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography,
  • Lawyers" spouses -- United States -- Biography,
  • New Deal, 1933-1939,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- Alabama -- History -- 20th century

About the Edition

The story of Virgina Foster Durr"s metamorphosis from Southern belle to New Deal liberal to a matriarch of the civil rights movement brings alive one woman"s determined passage through a climatic era in American history. Her autobiography heralds the woman"s movement and captures the firey history and spirit of social change in our time.

Edition Notes

StatementEdited by Hollinger F. Barnard; with a foreword by Studs Terkel.
GenreBiography.
SeriesA Touchstone book
ContributionsBarnard, Hollinger F., 1943-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCT275.D8848 A3 1987
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Paginationxix, 360 p. :
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2381148M
ISBN 100671638556
LC Control Number87009777
OCLC/WorldCa15632287

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