Exploring the intimate relationships among blackness, womanhood, and 20th-century American technological development, Shetterly crafts a narrative that is crucial to understanding subsequent movements for civil rights.
...each story feels a bit short and glossed over on the way to a guaranteed happy ending for the Gaines family. Regardless, "Fixer Upper" fans will be happy with what they find, leaving Chip and Joanna plenty left to reveal as their Magnolia story continues.
This sparkling, wise, and immediately useful gift to readers from two remarkable spiritual masters offers hope that joy is possible for everyone even in the most difficult circumstances, and describes a clear path for attaining it.
Readers of history will have learned the same lessons from John Dower's Embracing Defeat or Richard Frank's Downfall, two of many rich accounts of the war against Japan. But that's not O'Reilly's way; he views history as another lens through which he can view himself. It's time for the killing to stop.