The Best of Enemies: Race and Redemption in the New South, Osha Gray Davidson
  • List: $22.95  |  Sale: $16.07
    Club: $11.47
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share

Details

The Best of Enemies: Race and Redemption in the New South

Author: Osha Gray Davidson

Narrator: Keith Sellon-Wright

Unabridged: 11 hr 2 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 11/07/2017

Genre: Social Science - Minority Studies

Synopsis

C. P. Ellis grew up in the poor white section of Durham, North Carolina, and as a young man joined the Ku Klux Klan. Ann Atwater, a single mother from the poor black part of town, quit her job as a household domestic to join the civil rights fight.During the 1960s, as the country struggled with the explosive issue of race, Atwater and Ellis met on opposite sides of the public school integration issue. Their encounters were charged with hatred and suspicion. In an amazing set of transformations, however, each of them came to see how the other had been exploited by the Souths rigid power structure, and they forged a friendship that flourished against a backdrop of unrelenting bigotry.Rich with details about the rhythms of daily life in the mid-twentieth-century South, The Best of Enemies offers a vivid portrait of a relationship that defied all odds. By placing this very personal story into broader context, Osha Gray Davidson demonstrates that race is intimately tied to issues of class and that cooperation is possibleeven in the most divisive situationswhen people begin to listen to one another.

Recommended

The Theory That Would Not Die How Bayes' Rule Cracked the Enigma Code, Hunted Down Russian Submarines, and Emerged Triumphant from Two Centuries of Controversy, Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
The Theory That Would Not Die
by Sharon Bertsch McGrayne

List: $20.99

Sale: $14.70

Club: $10.49

Narrator: Laural Merlington
Published: 03/30/2012

Priceless She's Worth Fighting For, Joel Smallbone
Priceless
by Joel Smallbone

List: $14.98

Sale: $10.49

Club: $7.49

Narrator: David Atlas
Published: 09/06/2016

The Porn Myth Exposing the Reality Behind the Fantasy of Pornography, Matt Fradd
The Porn Myth
by Matt Fradd

List: $11.99

Sale: $8.40

Club: $5.99

Narrator: Matthew Lloyd Davies
Published: 10/03/2017

Braving the Wilderness The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone, BrenA© Brown
Braving the Wilderness
by BrenA© Brown

List: $15.00

Sale: $10.50

Club: $7.50

Narrator: BrenA© Brown
Published: 09/12/2017

Spring Chicken Stay Young Forever (or Die Trying), Bill Gifford
Spring Chicken
by Bill Gifford

List: $25.98

Sale: $18.19

Club: $12.99

Narrator: Jeremy Arthur
Published: 02/17/2015

Our History Is the Future Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance, Nick Estes
Our History Is the Future
by Nick Estes

List: $19.99

Sale: $13.99

Club: $9.99

Narrator: Bill Andrew Quinn
Published: 04/30/2019

Searching for Zion The Quest for Home in the African Diaspora, Emily Raboteau
Searching for Zion
by Emily Raboteau

List: $14.99

Sale: $10.50

Club: $7.49

Narrator: Quincy Tyler Bernstine
Published: 01/08/2013

Oh, Florida! How America’s Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country, Craig Pittman
Oh, Florida!
by Craig Pittman

List: $20.49

Sale: $14.34

Club: $10.24

Narrator: Mike Chamberlain
Published: 11/15/2016

Tears We Cannot Stop A Sermon to White America, Michael Eric Dyson
Tears We Cannot Stop
by Michael Eric Dyson

List: $19.99

Sale: $13.99

Club: $9.99

Narrator: Michael Eric Dyson
Published: 01/17/2017
{"id":"1920391","ean":"9781538469309","abr":"Unabridged","title":"The Best of Enemies: Race and Redemption in the New South","subtitle":"Race and Redemption in the New South","author":"Osha Gray Davidson","rating_average":"0","narrator":"Keith Sellon-Wright","ubr_id":"1920391","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"22.95","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"14.92","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"Keith Sellon-Wright","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 10 hr 40 min","abr_length":"Abridged: "}