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    • Passing Strange

    • A Gilded Age Tale of Love and Deception Across the Color Line
    • By: Martha A. Sandweiss
    • Narrated by: Lorna Raver
    • Length: 14 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 34

    Brilliant scientist and witty conversationalist, best-selling author and architect of the great surveys that mapped the West after the Civil War, Clarence King was named by John Hay "the best and brightest of his generation." But King hid a secret from his Gilded Age cohorts and prominent family in Newport: for 13 years he lived a double life - as the celebrated white explorer, geologist, and writer Clarence King and as a black Pullman porter and steelworker named James Todd.

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    • Speculative History -- What happened to evidence?

    • By C. Razza on 06-18-12

    Regular price: $24.49