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Gail Lumet Buckley

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Gail Lumet Buckley is a journalist and the daughter of Lena Horne. Her family history — The Hornes — became an American Masters documentary, and she narrated a documentary on black American families for PBS. She has written for the Los Angeles Times, Vogue, the New York Daily News, and The New York Times. She lives in New York.

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American Patriots
The Story of Blacks in the Military from the Revolution to Desert Storm
Written by Gail Lumet Buckley
Foreword by David Halberstam


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: May 14, 2002
Price: $17.00

A dramatic and moving tribute to the military’s unsung heroes, American Patriots tells the story of the black servicemen and women who defended American ideals on the battlefield, even as they faced racism in the ranks and segregation on the home front. Through hundreds of original interviews with veterans of every... Read more >
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American Patriots: A Young People's Edition
The Story of Blacks in the Military from the Revolution to Desert Storm
Written by Gail Lumet Buckley
Adapted by Tonya Bolden


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers
On Sale: September 28, 2011
Price: $10.99

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American Patriots
The Story of Blacks in the Military from the Revolution to Desert Storm
Written by Gail Lumet Buckley


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: July 3, 2001
Price: $13.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.
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