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Bombingham

a novel

by Anthony Grooms

  • 197 Want to read
  • 0 Currently reading

Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Birmingham (Ala.)
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Participation, African American -- Fiction.,
    • African American soldiers -- Fiction.,
    • Civil rights movements -- Fiction.,
    • African American men -- Fiction.,
    • Young men -- Fiction.,
    • Birmingham (Ala.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnthony Grooms.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3557.R562 B66 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 304 p. ;
      Number of Pages304
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3946803M
      ISBN 100743205588
      LC Control Number2001033269

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      Sep 14,  · Sarah Collins Rudolph has authored a book telling her eye witness account of the Klan bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church 54 years ago. (Frank Couch/The Birmingham Times) This is the opening chapter of “The 5th Little Girl: Soul Survivor of the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing (The Sarah Collins Rudolph Story).”. The UWG Spring Book Discussion features Anthony Grooms, two-time winner of the Lillian Smith Book Award, and author of Bombingham, a fictionalized coming-of-age story set in Birmingham, Alabama, during the early years of the Civil Rights Movement.


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Jun Bombingham book,  · I was navigating for a good-quality book in the library, and I stumbled across Grooms' Bombingham. I read the back for comments, and I figured it would be a good read for the week. As I started reading, I was thinking to myself: How much of the past can improve the future.

The deeper I dug into the book, the more complicated the question became/5(19). Bombingham is a book written by Anthony Grooms about the continual bombings in Birmingham during racial segregation, ultimately causing the city to be referred to as "Bombingham." The book follows the life of an individual named Walter Burke, who fought in Vietnam and had countless memories about it/5.

From the war-torn rice fields of Vietnam to the riot-filled streets of Birmingham, Alabama, "Bombingham is the affecting story of a middle-class black family riven by its personal chaos.

When Walter Burke is faced with writing a letter to the parents of a fallen friend and fellow soldier, he is taken back to his childhood amidst the Civil Rights Movement.5/5(1).

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“Bombingham is a considerable achievement [that marks] the emergence of a brave and promising talent.” —The Washington Post “Too many of our younger generation know nothing about the struggle, the sacrifices, the dying of our people during those demonstrations of the Bombingham book and the sixties.

Oct 01,  · [Bombingham] is about a subject and a time we should never forget. This book actually shows a couple of rational characters, those who felt trapped by the loss of hope they were feeling, but who knew that their jobs kept food on Bombingham book tables and that marching was an unaffordable luxury.) The story also entails a good deal of factual history 5/5.

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An engaging though loosely woven debut about an African-American boy who experiences the death of his mother—and the words of Martin Luther King—in the same year. Author: Anthony Grooms. Oct 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Bombingham book by Anthony Grooms.

From the war-torn rice fields of Vietnam to the riot-filled streets of Birmingham, Alabama, Bombingham is the affecting story of a middle-class black family riven Free shipping over $/5(5).

Bombingham is a nickname for Birmingham, Alabama during the Civil Rights Movement due to the 50 dynamite explosions that occurred in the city between and The bombings were initially used against African Americans attempting to move into neighborhoods with entirely white residents.

This summary of Bombingham includes a complete plot overview – spoilers included. We’re considering expanding this synopsis into a full-length study guide to deepen your comprehension of the book and why it's important. Oct 01,  · Review_Bombingham_AnthonyGrooms.

pages. Five stars. Grooms takes a political situation, the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham in the sixties, and infuses it with a wrenching coming-of-age story expanding well beyond the Movement in Birmingham to include Vietnam, cancer, religion’s role in fatalism, loss, hatred and love, fear, and caskel.coms: 1.

In his barracks, Walter Burke is trying to write a letter to the parents of a fallen soldier, an Alabama man who died in a muddy rice paddy. But all he can think of is his childhood friend Lamar, the friend with whom he first experienced the fury of violence, on the streets of Birmingham, at the height of the Civil Rights Movement.

The juxtaposition is so powerful—between war-torn Vietnam /5(2). Alabama Bound is an annual book and author fair that celebrates Alabama authors and publishers. Hosted by the Birmingham Public Library, it is an occasion where fans may meet their favorite authors, buy their books, and hear them read from and talk about their work.

Book signings follow each presentation. Other attractionsNamed for: Birmingham, England, UK. BOMBINGHAM Anthony Grooms, Author. Free Press $24 (p) ISBN Buy this book. At the center of Grooms's riveting first novel is Walter Burke, a.

The most chilling element in this book is not the Klan, the fire hoses, the bombings or the racist epithets. It is the portrait of the law, and of law enforcers, sustaining injustice.

We have traveled a great distance from Birmingham, but deep character flaws in nations, as in individuals, do not always disappear. Apr 13,  · Bombingham by Anthony Grooms is the powerful story of a middle-class black family living in a time of great unrest.

Accepting the charge of writing a letter to the parents of a fallen friend and fellow soldier, Walter Burke begins to reflect on the effects that segregation has had on his family and the effect the Vietnam war is having on caskel.com: Recorded Books, Inc.

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Bombingham: a novel. [Anthony Grooms] -- Walter Burke, a soldier in Vietnam, reflects on his time in the civil rights movement in Birmingham, Alabama. Ha Jin author of "Waiting, winner of the National Book Award "Bombingham is an ambitious, unsentimental novel. Check out this great listen on caskel.com Bombingham by Anthony Grooms is the powerful story of a middle-class black family living in a time of great unrest.

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Mar 18,  · Bombingham Revisited. By David K. Shipler. March 18, ; See the article in its original context from The most chilling element in this book is not the Klan, the fire hoses, the bombings or.An excellent fictional depiction of race relations in 's Birmingham "Bombingham" Alabama.

Grooms does a fantastic job of creating an empathetic child character whose innocence and curiosity fuel the sadness of the days when a child felt as if he or she had to fight for God-given freedom, or fight "in the place of" parents who could not afford to lose their jobs by marching themselves/5(3).Bombingham is a story of loss, of faith and of fear and is gripping all the way through.

Though fictional, the child's perspective shines a new light on how the struggle for civil rights affected blacks at the most intimate of levels, in their very homes, in their very families/5(7).