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Author Ali-Khan, Sofia, author.

Title A good country : my life in twelve towns and the devastating battle for a white America / Sofia Ali-Khan.

Publication Info. New York : Random House, [2022]

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Edition First edition.
Description xvii, 409 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-392) and index.
Summary "A leading advocate for social justice excavates the history of forced migration in the twelve American towns she's called home, revealing how White supremacy has fundamentally shaped the nation"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Prologue: American -- Introduction: Extra American -- Yardley, PA "The new world" -- Fallsington, PA "Best interests of the child" -- Levittown, PA "Development" -- Princeton, NJ "Ivy League" -- Sarasota, FL "Free enterprise" -- Leupp, AZ "Manifest Destiny" -- Sioux Falls, SD "Liberty and justice for all" -- Little Rock, AK "Urban renewal" -- Manassas, VA "States' rights" -- Boston, MA "Nation of immigrants" -- Philadelphia, PA "Law and order" -- Chicago, IL "The heartland" -- Conclusion: Home.
Subject Ali-Khan, Sofia -- Homes and haunts.
Pakistani American women -- Biography.
Muslim women -- United States -- Biography.
Cause lawyers -- Biography.
Forced migration -- United States -- History.
Minorities -- Relocation -- United States -- History.
Racism -- United States -- History.
White supremacy movements -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations -- History.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9780593237038 (hardcover)
059323703X (hardcover)

 
    
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