Guest of Honor
Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House Dinner That Shocked a Nation
Publication Date: June 2012
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In this smart, accessible narrative, one seemingly ordinary dinner becomes a window onto post Civil War American history and politics, and onto the lives of two dynamic men whose experiences and philosophies connect in unexpected ways. Deborah Davis also introduces dozens of other fascinating figures who have previously occupied the margins and footnotes of history, creating a lively and vastly entertaining book that reconfirms her place as one of our most talented popular historians.
Karen White has been narrating audiobooks since 1999, with more than two hundred to her credit. Honored to be included in "AudioFile"'s Best Voices and "Speaking of Audiobooks"'s Best Romance Audio 2012 and 2013, she is also an Audie Award finalist and has earned multiple "AudioFile" Earphones Awards and "Library Journal" starred reviews.
"A well-researched, highly [listenable] treatment of an important era in racial relations, encapsulated in the meeting of two of the era's most significant men." ---Kirkus Starred Review