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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  George Hendrick  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: March 30, 1929 in Stephenville, Texas

-- George Hendrick on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Hendrick is an emeritus professor of English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Biographical and Professional Information

George Hendrick is an emeritus professor of English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, former department chair and served as the first president of the James Jones Literary Society. He edited several books including, ''To Reach Eternity: The Letters of James Jones.'' Along with Don Sackrider and Helen Howe, Hendrick edited ''The Writings From the Handy Colony.''He currently resides in New York.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Black refugees in Canada :
ISBN: 0786447338. OCLC Number: 610030208

McFarland & Co.,. .

"Thousands of black people sought refuge in Canada before the U.S. Civil War. While most encountered some racism among Canadian citizens, many thrived under the Canadian government. The book begins with a short historical account of blacks in Canada from 1629 until the early 1800s, when the first groups of escaped slaves began to enter the country"--Provided by publisher.

Henry Salt, humanitarian reformer and man of letters /
ISBN: 0252006119. OCLC Number: 2910975

University of Illinois Press,. .

Katherine Anne Porter.
ISBN: 0805775137. OCLC Number: 16469038

Twayne Publishers,. .

M.K. Gandhi's first nonviolent campaign :
ISBN: 1934844918. OCLC Number: 849593036

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M.K. Gandhi's first nonviolent campaign :
ISBN: 9781934844922. OCLC Number: 853622238

Teneo Press,. .

The Creole mutiny :
ISBN: 1566635500. OCLC Number: 50590617

Ivan R. Dee,. .

Chronicles the events surrounding the slave revolt on the Creole transport ship on November 7, 1841.

The selected letters of Mark Van Doren /
ISBN: 0807113174. OCLC Number: 13525524

Louisiana State University Press,. .

Why not every man? :
ISBN: 1566636450. OCLC Number: 57041236

Ivan R. Dee,. .

"As the Hendricks show, the record of civil disobedience in the service of African Americans is not without its failures. But overall it has been a powerful weapon in their quest for a share of the American dream. This is a succinct history of that story."--Jacket.