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Beale Street dynasty

Preston Lauterbach

Beale Street dynasty

sex, song, and the struggle for the soul of Memphis

by Preston Lauterbach

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Race relations,
  • Family,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages [315]-336) and index.

    StatementPreston Lauterbach
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF444.M575 B435 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 352 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27178805M
    ISBN 100393082571
    ISBN 109780393082579
    LC Control Number2014039928
    OCLC/WorldCa904335067

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    Preston Lauterbach is the author of Beale Street Dynasty and The Chitlin' Circuit, a Wall Street Journal and Boston Globe book of the year. He is a former visiting scholar at Rhodes College and a Virginia Humanities Fellow. He lives in Virginia. More about Preston Lauterbach.   BEALE STREET DYNASTY: Sex, Song, and the Struggle for the Soul of Memphis User Review - Kirkus. Excellent study of an iconic Southern place and the fraught, violent history behind Americans have heard of W.C. Handy, but more as a practitioner of the blues than the serious student and 4/5(1).

    Beale Street Dynasty Sex, Song, and the Struggle for the Soul of Memphis (Paperback): Lauterbach, Preston: Documents the rise and fall of the legendary Memphis thoroughfare that indelibly shaped American culture, documenting its story through the life of former slave and first black millionaire Robert Church. Beale Street is a street in Downtown Memphis, Tennessee, which runs from the Mississippi River to East Street, a distance of approximately miles ( km). It is a significant location in the city's history, as well as in the history of blues music. Today, the blues clubs and restaurants that line Beale Street are major tourist attractions in on: Memphis, Tennessee.


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