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All God"s dangers

the life of Nate Shaw
  • 598 Pages
  • 2.79 MB
  • 7280 Downloads
  • English
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Avon Books , New York
Shaw, Nate., Sharecroppers -- Biography., African Americans -- Ala
Statement[compiled by] Theodore Rosengarten.
ContributionsRosengarten, Theodore.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 598 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17871598M
ISBN 100380005085

All God’s Dangers deserves a place in the front rank of American autobiographies.” —Dwight Garner, The New York Times “In moments of joy or grief, [Shaw] is capable of a sort of poetry Every page of this book is resonant with Shaw’s intelligence, with his delight in the use of the mind.

The same year this book was published also gave us All the President's Men. But it was All God's Dangers that won the National Book Award. A must read, this subtle and delicate piece of storytelling seeps into you, working its magic until the end.

It feels like a novel, the way it occupies your mind and heart while you read. It's a vital book/5(). Each was a finalist for the National Book Award. Yet the winner in general nonfiction — the category was then called contemporary affairs — was “All God’s Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw.

All God's Dangers won the National Book Award in "On a cold January morning ina young white graduate student from Massachusetts, stumbling along the dim trail of a long-defunct radical organization of the s, the Alabama Sharecropper Union, heard that there was a survivor and went looking for him/5.

All God’s Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw is a work of oral history by American historian Theodore Rosengarten. Based on four years of interviews, the book narrates the life of illiterate African-American sharecropper “Nate Shaw” (real name Ned Cobb) in Nate’s own words.

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Nate Shaw was born into a bondage that was only a little gentler. Note: If you're looking for a free download links of All God’s Dangers Pdf, epub, docx and torrent then this. His defiance cost him twelve years in triumphant autobiography, All God's Dangers, assembled from the eighty-four-year-old Shaw's oral reminiscences, is the plainspoken story of an "over average" man who witnessed momentous changes in the lives of Southern people, black and white, and whose unassuming courage helped bring those.

All Gods Dangers V02 book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. This book rolls. But it is superb—both serious history and a serious pleasure, a story that reads as if Huddie Ledbetter spoke it while W. Du Bois took dictation.

That it’s been largely forgotten is bad for it, but worse for us All God’s Dangers deserves a place in the front rank of American autobiographies. There are 5/5(1). In the middle of Rosengarten's book, truly a masterpiece of oral history memoir making, Nate Shaw says "all God's dangers ain't a white man." This would seem truly a remarkable thing for a black man who spent over a decade in an Alabama prison to say, but as a farmer growing cotton in Alabama during the first half of the twentieth century it quickly makes sense once he explains by: All God's Dangers - All God's Dangers audiobook, by Theodore Rosengarten Nate Shaw's father was born into slavery.

Nate was born into a bondage that was only a little gentler. At the age of nine, he was picking cotton and plowing behind a mule.

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At the age of forty-seven, he faced down a crowd of white deputies who had come to confiscate a neighbor's livestock. All Gods Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw by Theodore Rosengarden 1.

What was it about the Communist party that appealed to black sharecroppers like Ned Cobb. Were the group members surprised at the Communist's party's involvement in the Civil rights struggle.

How did this alter their views on the Communist party or civil rights--or did it. All God’s Dangers By Theodore Rosengarten. Nate Shaw’s father was born into slavery. Nate was born into a bondage that was only a little gentler. At the age of nine, he was picking cotton and ploughing behind a mule.

At the age of forty-seven, he faced down a crowd of white deputies who had come to confiscate a neighbour’s livestock. All God's Dangers eBook: Shaw, Nate: : Kindle Store. Skip to main Try Prime Hello.

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Butterfield's study is far from ordinary, however, as he traces the roots of Bosket's behavior five generations back in. Taken from a PBS segment, "Jim Crow Stories." Featuring the book by Theodore Rosengarten, All Gods Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw.

More stories on PBS: http. The resulting book, All God's Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw stands as a larger history of the life of a black tenant farmer raising cotton in Jim Crow Alabama.

Legacy. His autobiography was pseudonymously published in the book All God's Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw, as told to Theodore Rosengarten.

Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find All God's Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw () by Rosengarten, Theodore/5(). All God's Dangers The Life of Nate Shaw (Paperback): Shaw, Nate: All God's Dangers won the National Book Award in On a cold January morning ina young white graduate student from Massachusetts, stumbling along the dim trail of a long-defunct radical organization of the s, the Alabama Sharecropper Union, heard that there was a survivor and went looking for him.

"All God's Dangers" won the National Book Award in "There are only a few American autobiographies of surpassing greatness Now there is another one, Nate Shaw's."--"New York Times" "On a cold January morning ina young white graduat "All God's Dangers" won the National Book Award in "There are only a few American autobiographies of surpassing greatnessAuthor: Theodore Rosengarten.

All God's Dangers. By H. Jack Geiger. Oct. 20, and Nate Shaw, remembering it all from the ruins of slavery to the present, talked. this book demonstrates that The Movement. —the. 4All God’s Dangers Ain’t the SubsidiesAlone on the Farm but Together in Town The remarkable improvements in cotton production that Nelson Reinsch has witnessed—the machines, the chemicals, the - Selection from The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power, and Politics of World Trade.

New Preface and Epilogue with Updates on Economic Issues. All God's Dangers is that kind of book at its best. In this book we see this on the ground experience of Black people in the south from the end of the civil war into half of the 20th century.

I had family who told of events in this same kind of way. Not a straight-forward narrative, but all of the detours were stories in themselves/5(80).

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Book and Author. The Book: “Nate Shaw” is a pseudonym for Ned Cobb and All God’s Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw tells his story. Cobb was born the son a slave and lived his life as a tenant farmer in Tallapoosa County, Alabama.

He lived in defiance to oppression, refusing to accept the credit offered to him by local whites and joining the Sharecroppers Union in And when he's had enough of this academic low life, he listens to Elvis, Springsteen and the Beatles.

He even listens to Frank Sinatra."--John Leonard "In this book, Jon Wiener demonstrates his great skill as guerrilla sharpshooter in the forty-year war that the National Security State has been conducting against the American people.

(State of Indiana Libraries) Services. Navigate; Linked Data; Dashboard; Tools / Extras; Stats; Share. Social. Mail. "All God's Dangers" Ned Cobb Part 1 of 3 "All God's Dangers" The story of Ned Cobb, he was the son of an ex-slave who didn't take no shit from the racist town that he lived All Gods Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw Taken from a PBS segment, "Jim Crow Stories." Featuring the book by Theodore Rosengarten, All Gods Dangers: The Life of Nate.

This triumphant autobiography, All God's Dangers, assembled from the eighty-four-year-old Shaw's oral reminiscences, is the plainspoken story of an 'over average' man who witnessed momentous changes in the lives of Southern people, black and white, and whose unassuming courage helped bring those changes : Theodore Rosengarten.

All God's Dangers The Life of Nate Shaw (Streaming Audiobook): Rosengarten, Theodore: Nate Shaw's father was born under slavery.

Nate Shaw was born into a bondage that was only a little gentler. At the age of nine, he was picking cotton for thirty-five cents an hour. At the age of forty-seven, he faced down a crowd of white deputies who had come to confiscate a neighbor's crop. Nate Shaw's father was born under slavery.

Nate Shaw was born into a bondage that was only a little gentler. At the age of nine, he was picking cotton for thirty-five cents an hour. At the age of forty-seven, he faced down a crowd of white deputie.

All God's Dangers won the National Book Award in "On a cold January morning ina young white graduate student from Massachusetts, stumbling along the dim trail of a long-defunct radical organization of the s, the Alabama Sharecropper Union, heard that there was a survivor and went looking for him/5().Essay, Review of All Gods Dangers: the Life of Nate Shaw Words 3 Pages All God’s Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw The autobiography of Nate Shaw while hard to read due to what I would call old southern slang was interesting but saddening as well.This triumphant autobiography, All God's Dangers, assembled from the eighty-four-year-old Shaw's oral reminiscences, is the plainspoken story of an "over average" man who witnessed momentous changes in the lives of Southern people, black and white, and whose .