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Author Ball, Edward, 1958- author, narrator.

Title Life of a Klansman [UNABRIDGED sound recording] : a family history in white supremacy / Edward Ball.

Edition Unabridged.
Publication Info. [New York] : Macmillan Audio, [2020]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Books on CD Nonfiction  305.8009763 LEC    AVAILABLE
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Description 12 audio discs (15.5 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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Summary Eighty million: this figure, in Edward Ball's estimation, represents the number of Americans with at least one ancestor in the Ku Klux Klan. Yet the stories of these Klansmen, the national Klansmen, remain largely untold. They are white skeletons moldering in family closets, in the North as well as the South. Now, in this pioneering and punctiliously researched microhistory, the National Book Award, winner Ball (Slaves in the Family) turns his attention back to the subject that brought him to national fame: the mechanisms of white supremacy in America, as understood through the lives of his own ancestors. It is the story of Polycarp Constant Lecorgne, a carpenter from New Orleans, a member of the White League, a guerilla fighter for the Klan, and the author's great-great-grandfather. Ball takes listeners back to a time when Louisiana was on the ragged frontier of Napoleon's former empire, a place where racial lines were occasionally blurred.
Performer Read by the author.
Note Compact discs.
Subject Lecorgne, Constant, 1832-1886.
Lecorgne family.
New Orleans (La.) -- Race relations -- 19th century -- Sound recordings.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Sound recordings.
Racism -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 19th century -- Sound recordings.
White supremacy movements -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 19th century -- Sound recordings.
White League (La.) -- Biography -- Sound recordings.
Ku Klux Klan (19th century) -- Biography -- Sound recordings.
Creoles -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century -- Sound recordings.
New Orleans (La.) -- Biography -- Sound recordings.
Genre Nonfiction.
Compact discs.
Audiobooks.
Added Title Family history in white supremacy
ISBN 9781250752789
1250752787
Music No. 12635707
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