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The life of Paul Robeson : actor, singer, political activist
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Published:
Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, Inc., [2015].
Format:
eBook
Physical Desc:
1 online resource (96 pages) : illustrations.
Lexile measure:
1090L
Rating:
6-9.
Status:
MackinVIA
Description
Paul Robeson, born 1898, was a two-time All-American football player and a law-school graduate in an era that offered few opportunities for African-Americans. He went on to win international acclaim as a singer and actor, breaking through barriers both on stage and in his life. Author David K. Wright tells the story of an exceptional entertainer who devoted his life to the causes of civil rights and equality. Robeson refused to compromise his integrity or to be told what African-Americans could or could not do. Robeson's career as a singer and actor suffered when the U.S. government accused him of being a communist.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780766061613, 0766061612
Lexile measure:
1090
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APA Citation (style guide)

Wright, D. K. (2015). The life of Paul Robeson: actor, singer, political activist. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wright, David K.. 2015. The Life of Paul Robeson: Actor, Singer, Political Activist. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Wright, David K., The Life of Paul Robeson: Actor, Singer, Political Activist. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, Inc, 2015.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Wright, David K.. The Life of Paul Robeson: Actor, Singer, Political Activist. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, Inc, 2015. Web.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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