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Author Maraniss, Andrew.

Title Strong inside : Perry Wallace and the collision of race and sports in the South / Andrew Maraniss.

Publication Info. Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 2014.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.323 W155Bm 2014    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description x, 467 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
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Summary "Strong Inside is the dramatic, untold story of Perry Wallace, a brilliant student and talented athlete who became the first African-American basketball player in the SEC at Vanderbilt University during the tumultuous late 1960s. The fast-paced, richly detailed biography places Wallace's struggles and ultimate success into the larger contexts of civil rights and race relations in the South"--Provided by publisher"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Forgiveness -- Short 26th -- Woomp show -- They had the wrong guy -- Harvard of the South -- These boys never faltered -- Somewhere like Xanadu -- Reverse migration -- Growing pains -- Icicles in raincoats -- Articulate messengers -- A hit or miss thing -- Inferno -- Subversion's circuit rider -- Trouble in paradise -- Season of loss -- Ghosts -- Memorial magic -- Deepest sense of dread -- A long, hellish trauma -- Destiny of dissent -- Revolt -- The cruel deception -- Black fists -- Nevermore -- Bachelor of ugliness -- Ticket out of town -- Time and space -- Embrace -- Rising.
Subject Wallace, Perry (Law professor)
Basketball players -- United States -- Biography.
Vanderbilt University -- Basketball -- History.
Vanderbilt Commodores (Basketball team) -- History.
Racism in sports -- Southern States -- History -- 20 century.
Civil rights -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Southern States -- Race relations.
ISBN 9780826520234 (hardback)
0826520235 (hardback)
9780826520241 (paperback)
0826520243 (paperback)
9780826520258 (ebook)

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