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Jump into the sky

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Battalion, 555th,
  • Segregation,
  • History,
  • African Americans,
  • Fathers and sons,
  • Prejudices,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    In 1945, thirteen-year-old Levi is sent to find the father he has not seen in three years, going from Chicago, to segregated North Carolina, and finally to Pendleton, Oregon, where he learns that his father"s unit, the all-Black 555th paratrooper battalion, will never see combat but finally has a mission. Includes historical notes.

    Edition Notes

    StatementShelley Pearsall
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.P3166 Jum 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25010936M
    ISBN 109780375836992, 9780375936999, 9780375895487, 9780440421405
    LC Control Number2011024935

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