Bricks Without Straw

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Novel by A. W. Tourgée, published in 1880. Intended to demonstrate the fallacy of freedom for Southern blacks without the “straw” of an adequate social and economic basis for free development, the story is concerned with Reconstruction days on the North Carolina tobacco plantations.

Subjects: Literature.

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Albion W. Tourgée (1838—1905)