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Smoketown brilliantly offers us a chance to see this other black renaissance and spend time with the many luminaries who sparked it…It’s thanks to such a gifted storyteller as Whitaker that this forgotten chapter of American history can finally be told in all its vibrancy and glory.”—The New York Times Book Review

The other great Renaissance of black culture, influence, and glamour burst forth joyfully in what may seem an unlikely place—Pittsburgh, PA—from… (more)

Editorial reviews (1 review)

Smoketown is a good read. Through its chronicling of historical events and the African Americans who experienced them, the book offers an intelligent look at the neglected topic of black life in an industrial city during its golden age.

Book Details  

Publisher: Simon & Schuster (January 30, 2018)

Collection: Simon & Schuster

Format: EPUB

Page count: 432 pages

File size: 65.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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