Song in a weary throat: an American pilgrimage

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Harper & Row, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 451 pages
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The autobiography of an extraordinary black woman that presents a unique perspective on the experience of blacks and women in 20th-century America.

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Song in a weary throat: an American pilgrimage

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This fascinating, moving autobiography reveals a little-studied voice in the modern civil rights and feminist movements. In her remarkable career, Murray, the product of a black lower-middle-class ... Read full review


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Murray was cofounder of NOW and the first black woman to be ordained as an Episcopal minister.

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