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The Heart of a Woman: The Life and Music of Florence B. Price

An important contribution to the study of African American composers and musicians. For scholars and listeners alike.
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Degrees of Difference: Reflections of Women of Color on Graduate School

This important addition to the literature on the academic experience will appeal to graduate students, those considering grad school, and anyone looking to expand their understanding of academia.
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Always the Queen: The Denise LaSalle Story

LaSalle’s recollections ramble a bit, and not all memories are necessarily complete. Still, this is the only LaSalle autobiography available, so libraries that focus on American music will want to consider.
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Blues Legacy: Tradition and Innovation in Chicago

While readers will no doubt enjoy being introduced to some of Chicago’s most intriguing blues artists, this is by no means an introductory text. Instead, it’s a comprehensive, scholarly book, complete with thorough notes and a list of works cited--a thought-provoking addition to academic libraries serving students of music and/or popular culture.
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Traveling with Service Animals: By Air, Road, Rail, and Ship Across North America

A highly recommended resource for anyone who travels with a service animal, as well as for anyone who works in transportation, hospitality, or any business with public accommodations
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Sophonisba Breckinridge: Championing Women’s Activism in Modern America

A masterly contribution to the history of American women. Academics and general readers alike will applaud this nuanced biography of a feminist who dedicated her life to public service and improving the lives of women.

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