Beale Street Dynasty: Sex, Song, and the Struggle for the Soul of Memphis Preston Lauterbach

Beale Street Dynasty: Sex, Song, and the Struggle for the Soul of Memphis

Author: Preston Lauterbach
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Book Title
Beale Street Dynasty: Sex, Song, and the Struggle for the Soul of Memphis
Author
Preston Lauterbach
ISBN
9780393352139
Between Reconstruction and Prohibition, Beale Street in Memphis thrived as a strip with a unique soul that reshaped American culture. Preston Lauterbach recounts the rise and fall of Beale Street through the life of the South's first black millionaire, an ex-slave who built an underworld dynasty in the booming river town and created a space for black culture to flourish. A thrilling narrative history, Beale Street Dynasty tells an intriguing, previously unknown story about race in an American city.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Preston LauterbachPublisher: W. W. Norton & CompanyPublished: 03/07/2016ISBN: 9780393352139Pages: 384Weight: 0.70lbsSize: 8.10h x 5.40w x 1.10d

Between Reconstruction and Prohibition, Beale Street in Memphis thrived as a strip with a unique soul that reshaped American culture. Preston Lauterbach recounts the rise and fall of Beale Street through the life of the South's first black millionaire, an ex-slave who built an underworld dynasty in the booming river town and created a space for black culture to flourish. A thrilling narrative history, Beale Street Dynasty tells an intriguing, previously unknown story about race in an American city.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Preston Lauterbach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 03/07/2016
ISBN: 9780393352139
Pages: 384
Weight: 0.70lbs
Size: 8.10h x 5.40w x 1.10d

Between Reconstruction and Prohibition, Beale Street in Memphis thrived as a strip with a unique soul that reshaped American culture. Preston Lauterbach recounts the rise and fall of Beale Street through the life of the South's first black millionaire, an ex-slave who built an underworld dynasty in the booming river town and created a space for black culture to flourish. A thrilling narrative history, Beale Street Dynasty tells an intriguing, previously unknown story about race in an American city.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Preston Lauterbach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 03/07/2016
ISBN: 9780393352139
Pages: 384
Weight: 0.70lbs
Size: 8.10h x 5.40w x 1.10d