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The Port Chicago 50 disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights / Steve Sheinkin.

Sheinkin, Steve. (Author).
E-audio E-audio (2014.)
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (3 hr., 49 min., 43 sec.)) : digital.
Publisher: New York : Listening Library, 2014.

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  • ISBN: 0804167451 (electronic audio bk.)
  • ISBN: 9780804167451 (electronic audio bk.)
  • Edition: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer: Read by Dominic Hoffman.
Summary: An astonishing civil rights story from Newbery Honor winner and National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin. On July 17, 1944, a massive explosion rocked the segregated Navy base at Port Chicago, California, killing more than 300 sailors who were at the docks, critically injuring off-duty men in their bunks, and shattering windows up to a mile away. On August 9th, 244 men refused to go back to work until unsafe and unfair conditions at the docks were addressed...
Target Audience:
9-12.
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Description based on hard copy version record.
Authors: Hoffman, Dominic. (Added Author).
Citation: Sheinkin, Steve. "The Port Chicago 50 disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights." New York : Listening Library, 2014.
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