Where Peachtree Meets Sweet Auburn: A Saga Of Race And Family by Gary M. PomerantzWhere Peachtree Meets Sweet Auburn: A Saga Of Race And Family by Gary M. Pomerantz

Where Peachtree Meets Sweet Auburn: A Saga Of Race And Family

byGary M. Pomerantz

Paperback | May 1, 1997

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"A fascinating tale of two cities told through the rise of two of Atlanta's most illustrious political families...highly significant in what it reveals about ambition, hard work, success, and race relations."—David Levering Lewis.
Gary M. Pomerantz is an author and journalist and serves as a visiting lecturer in the Department of Communication at Stanford University. His first book, Where Peachtree Meets Sweet Auburn, was named a 1996 Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times. He also earned acclaim for Nine Minutes; Twenty Seconds; and Wilt, 1962. A gradua...
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Title:Where Peachtree Meets Sweet Auburn: A Saga Of Race And FamilyFormat:PaperbackPublished:May 1, 1997Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140265090

ISBN - 13:9780140265095

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Table of Contents

Family Tree
Historic Time Line
Preface

PART I OLD SOUTH
PART II THE PATRIARCHS ARRIVE
PART III NEW SOUTH CAPITAL
PART IV SEGREGATED CITY
PART V CIVIL RIGHTS
PART VI BLACK CITY GOVERNMENT
PART VII OLYMPIC CITY

Epilogue
Source Notes
Author's Note
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index

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The intersection of Peachtree Street and Sweet Auburn mirrors the often separate but mutually dependent relations between whites and blacks in Atlanta. Through hundreds of interviews and five years of painstaking research, Gary Pomerantz, a reporter for the "Atlanta Journal-Constitution", shows how two families, one white, one black, rose to social, economical and political prominence in the capitol of the new South. photos