Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest; A True Story of the Jim Crow South

By Macy, Beth

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9780316337540 9780316337564
Publisher
Little, Brown


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Reviewed on July 1, 2016  |  Social Sciences

Two years after the debut of FX's TV series American Horror Story: Freak Show comes a true story that situates so-called circus "curiosities" firmly in U.S. history. In the rural hamlet of Truevine, VA, circa 1899, a circus agent gathered up two boys—brothers who happened to be both African American and albino. For decades, George and Willie Muse performed with various carnival freak shows around the country. Objectification of ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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