The Sweet Hell Inside: The Rise of an Elite Black Family in the Segregated South

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Descriptions : From National Book Award winner Edward Ball comes The Sweet Hell Inside, the story of the fascinating Harleston family of South Carolina, the progeny of a Southern gentleman and his slave, who cast off their blemished roots and prospered despite racial barriers Enhanced by recollections from the family s archivist, eighty four year old Edwina Harleston Whitlock whose b From National Book Award winner Edward Ball comes The Sweet Hell Inside, the story of the fascinating Harleston family of South Carolina, the progeny of a Southern gentleman and his slave, who cast off their blemished roots and prospered despite racial barriers Enhanced by recollections from the family s archivist, eighty four year old Edwina Harleston Whitlock whose bloodline the author shares The Sweet Hell Inside features a celebrated portrait artist whose subjects included industrialist Pierre du Pont a black classical composer in the Lost Generation of 1920s Paris and an orphanage founder who created the famous Jenkins Orphanage Band, a definitive force in the development of ragtime and jazz.With evocative and engrossing storytelling, Edward Ball introduces a cast of historical characters rarely seen before cultured, vain, imperfect, rich, and black a family of eccentrics who defied social convention and flourished










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