A Mighty Long Way

  • by Carlotta Walls Lanier
  • Narrated by Peter Fernandez, Lizan Mitchell
  • 10 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In 1951, Carlotta Walls Lanier was one of the nine African-American students to integrate Little Rock High School, and the first to earn a diploma. Here she provides a firsthand account of her experiences - including the bombing that rocked her home, the constant threats she and her classmates faced, and the pressure and bullying her parents endured.


What the Critics Say

"A worthy contribution to the history of civil rights in America." (Publishers Weekly)


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Customer Reviews

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Beautifully told story

Ms Lanier's story exceeded my expectations. I cried with her and rallied behind as she told her story. After hearing her story I am filled with gratitude for the sacrifice she and her comrades made for me. Thank you Ms Lanier!
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- ayodele higgs

A Mighty Long Way

Courageous story told exceptionally well. This book should be a must read in every High School Social Study or History Class in the USA. We must not forget.
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- Richard

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-01-2010
  • Publisher: Recorded Books