Walkin' the Line by Bill Ecenbarger
A Journey from Past to Present Along the Mason-Dixon

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This unique history/travelogue examines the influence of this great divider which remains the most powerful symbol seperating Yankee from Rebel.

About Bill Ecenbarger

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He has been a staff writer for Reader's Digest for nearly twenty years. He was part of a team that received the Pulitzer Prize in 1980 in the Breaking News category for reports on the Three Mile Island incident. He lives in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Bill Ecenbarger won the Pulitzer Prize in 1980. He is currently a staff writer at Reader's Digest.
Published June 28, 2000 by M. Evans & Company. 222 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Travel, War, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Ecenbarger weaves historical narrative with a look at the state of race relations along the line, going from location to location and meeting the individuals who live in the vicinity—telling the history of the places, and providing clichéd views of the North and South as an added bonus.

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Using the infamous Line as his guide, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ecenbarger travels across the region, investigating the history of race and culture in the U.S. Drawing on published sources and interviews, as well as his own observations of its architecture and geography, Ecenbarger tells ...

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