AN EXTRAORDINARY LIFE: JOSEPHINE E. JONES By Wendy Jones

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Publication Date: May 2017

UNSTINTING PRAISE FOR WENDY JONES’S NEW BOOK

…The saga [Wendy Jones] spins out is so inspirational, because in relating the highly specific history of a highly individual figure, she has made her mother’s quest: to enhance her community, to enlighten her people, to educate and arm–with truth and an appreciation of beauty—her only child, into a universal story… [Wendy Jones] recreate[s], in the form of a woman of African descent, born poor but curious, an all-American hero.

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AN EXTRAORDINARY LIFE:
JOSEPHINE E. JONES
By Wendy Jones

 

Arriving in New York from South Carolina in 1946 to work as a cook in private homes, Josephine E. Jones becomes a Harlem activist and, in the 1960s, the first black supervisor at a Fortune 500 company. An Extraordinary Life: Josephine E. Jones is an American story, a Great Migration story, a New York story, a black family’s story, a mother-daughter story, and the story of a woman’s fight for creativity in the workplace.

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1 review for AN EXTRAORDINARY LIFE: JOSEPHINE E. JONES By Wendy Jones

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    ibwb83091 (verified owner)

    UNSTINTING PRAISE FOR WENDY JONES’S NEW BOOK

    …The saga [Wendy Jones] spins out is so inspirational, because in relating the highly specific history of a highly individual figure, she has made her mother’s quest: to enhance her community, to enlighten her people, to educate and arm–with truth and an appreciation of beauty—her only child, into a universal story… [Wendy Jones] recreate[s], in the form of a woman of African descent, born poor but curious, an all-American hero.

    Michael Henry Adams – author of Harlem, Lost and Found: An Architectural and Social History, 1765-1915 and currently working on the forthcoming Homo Harlem: A Chronicle of Lesbian and Gay Life in the African American Cultural Capital, 1915-1995.

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