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Cape Fear Rising

Cape Fear Rising

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by Philip Gerard

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In August 1898, Wilmington, North Carolina, was a mecca for middle-class Negroes. Many of the city's lawyers, businessmen, and other professionals were black, as were all the tradesmen and stevedores. Negroes outnumbered whites by more than two to one.

But the white civic leaders, many descended from the antebellum aristocracy, did not consider this progress. They

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Cape Fear Rising 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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This book took me just 2 days to read. It's a book that once you start you don't want to put it down.I'm from Wilmington and it is great history.