Common Ground by J. Anthony Lukas

"Common Ground" is a non-fiction book that provides an in-depth examination of racial tensions in Boston, Massachusetts during the 1960s and 1970s, primarily focusing on the controversial issue of court-ordered busing to integrate public schools. The narrative follows three families - one African-American, one Irish-American, and one Yankee - to depict the effects of these tensions on the city's different communities. The book also explores the historical, political, and social context of these events, offering a comprehensive analysis of a critical period in American history.

The 3463rd greatest book of all time


Published
1985
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
659
Words
215,000
Original Language
English

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