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Author Tomlinson, Chris

Title Tomlinson Hill : the remarkable story of two families who share the Tomlinson name--one white, one black / Chris Tomlinson ; foreword by LaDainian Tomlinson.

Publication Info. New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2014.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  305.89 T659    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description xii, 430 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-413) and index.
Summary "Foreign correspondent Chris Tomlinson returns to Texas to discover the truth about his family's slave owning history, [telling] the story of two families, one black and one white, who trace their ancestry to the same Central Texas slave plantation. Tomlinson discovers that his counterpart in the African American family is LaDainian Tomlinson, one of the greatest running backs in the history of the National Football League"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Tomlinson, Chris -- Family.
Tomlinson, LaDainian -- Family.
African Americans -- Texas -- Tomlinson Hill -- Biography.
Whites -- Texas -- Tomlinson Hill -- Biography.
Slaves -- Texas -- Tomlinson Hill -- Biography.
Slaveholders -- Texas -- Tomlinson Hill -- Biography.
Plantations -- Texas -- Tomlinson Hill -- History.
Slavery -- Texas -- Tomlinson Hill -- History.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies.
Tomlinson Hill (Tex.) -- Biography.
Tomlinson Hill (Tex.) -- Race relations.
Added Author Tomlinson, LaDainian, writer of foreword.
ISBN 1250005477 (hbk.)
9781250005472 (hbk.)
9781466850507 (ebk.)

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