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Grant Park

Candice J. Nelson

Grant Park

the democratization of presidential elections, 1968-2008

by Candice J. Nelson

  • 370 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Brookings Institution Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Presidents,
  • Election,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCandice J. Nelson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK524 .N45 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25025968M
    ISBN 109780815721840
    LC Control Number2011036942

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Grant Park begins inwith Martin Luther King's final days in Memphis. The story then moves to the eve of the election, and cuts between the two eras/5(79). GRANT PARK, by Leonard Pitts, Jr., is a fascinating story of race relations between whites and African Americans, and the white supremacy and racism that all too often goes along with it, alternating between the civil rights era of Martin Luther King, Jr.

and the election of Barack Obama/5. Grant Park is a page-turning and provocative look at black and white relations in contemporary America, blending the absurd and the poignant in a powerfully well-crafted narrative that showcases Pitts's gift for telling emotionally wrenching stories. Grant Park begins inwith Martin Luther King's final days in Memphis.

The story then moves to the eve of the election, and cuts Brand: Agate. In the aftermath of this summer's racially motivated mass murder in Charleston, South Carolina, by an avowed white supremacist, there's near-eerie prescience in Pitts' historical novel, which juxtaposes events 40 years apart in the lives of its characters.

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Pitts's subtly explosive language grips readers with the delicate subject matter and earnestly implores them to understand that '[race] has always meant something and it always will.'.

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