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The Last Thing You Surrender

The Last Thing You Surrender Pulitzer prize winning journalist and bestselling novelist Leonard Pitts Jr s new historical page turner is a great American tale of race and war following three characters from the Jim Crow South as

  • Title: The Last Thing You Surrender
  • Author: Leonard Pitts Jr.
  • ISBN: 1572842458
  • Page: 142
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pulitzer prize winning journalist and bestselling novelist Leonard Pitts Jr s new historical page turner is a great American tale of race and war, following three characters from the Jim Crow South as they face the enormous changes World War II triggers in the United States.An affluent white marine survives Pearl Harbor at the cost of a black messman s life only to be sen Pulitzer prize winning journalist and bestselling novelist Leonard Pitts Jr s new historical page turner is a great American tale of race and war, following three characters from the Jim Crow South as they face the enormous changes World War II triggers in the United States.An affluent white marine survives Pearl Harbor at the cost of a black messman s life only to be sent, wracked with guilt, to the Pacific and taken prisoner by the Japanese A young black woman, widowed by the same events at Pearl, finds unexpected opportunity and a dangerous friendship in a segregated Alabama shipyard feeding the war A black man, who as a child saw his parents brutally lynched, is conscripted to fight Nazis for a country he despises and discovers a new kind of patriotism in the all black 761st Tank Battalion.Set against a backdrop of violent racial conflict on both the front lines and the home front, The Last Thing You Surrender explores the powerful moral struggles of individuals from a divided nation What does it take to change someone s mind about race What does it take for a country and a people to move forward, transformed Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Paperback, 464 pages Expected publication February 5th 2019 by Agate Bolden More Details ISBN 1572842458 ISBN13

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    1. Leonard Pitts Jr.

      Leonard Pitts Jr was born and raised in Southern California He is a columnist for the Miami Herald and won the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for commentary He was also a finalist for the Pulitzer in 1992 In 1997, Pitts took first place for commentary in division four newspapers with a circulation of than 300,000 in the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors Ninth Annual Writing Award Leonard Pitts Jr was born and raised in Southern California He is a columnist for the Miami Herald and won the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for commentary He was also a finalist for the Pulitzer in 1992 In 1997, Pitts took first place for commentary in division four newspapers with a circulation of than 300,000 in the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors Ninth Annual Writing Awards competition His columns on the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman have garnered much attention from his peers and readers alike Pitts s column, We ll Go Forward From This Moment, an angry and defiant open letter to the terrorists, generated upwards of 30,000 emails and has since been set to music, reprinted in poster form, read on television by Regis Philbin, and quoted by Congressman Richard Gephardt as part of the Democratic Party s weekly radio address He is a three time recipient of the National Association of Black Journalists Award of Excellence, a five time recipient of the Atlantic City Press Club s National Headliners Award and a seven time recipient of the Society of Professional Journalists Green Eyeshade Award.In a career spanning 35 years, Leonard Pitts, Jr has been a columnist, a college professor, a radio producer, and a lecturer, but if you ask him to define himself, he will invariably choose one word writer.He lives in Washington, D.C with his wife and children

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