Pieces from Life's Crazy Quilt

Pieces from Life's Crazy Quilt

by Marvin V. Arnett

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803216389
Publisher: UNP - Bison Books
Publication date: 04/01/2008
Series: American Lives
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.39(d)

About the Author


Marvin V. Arnett is a retired manager who worked in the federal service for more than twenty-five years and is a former vice president of the National Organization of Blacks in Government. Arnett is a member of The Society of Midland Authors. She lives in Southfield, Michigan, where she lectures and tutors.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments
Prologue
My Mother's Quilts
In My Father's House
The Jewel in the Crown
After the Fall
The Good Reverend
My Father vs. the Church of the True Believers
Take from No Bird Her Song
The Boys of Summer
To Thine Own Self Be True
Miss Lila's Place
My Brother and the Katzenjammer Kids
What's in a Name?
The Race Man
Dick Tracy's Not Your Friend
The Memorial
Not by Bread Alone
1300 Beaubien
Too Much of a Good Thing
The Red-and-Black Chinchilla Coat
When Your Gods Have Feet of Clay
The Great Feet Washings
The Vote
Sophisticated Lady
Greater Love Has No Man
The Color of Color
Mister Sandman
That Lying Wonder
All Things Relative
The Gathering Storm
A New Day
Epilogue

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