Books by Kathleen Thompson

Released: Jan. 21, 1998

"A Shining Thread of Hope examines the mythology of the American mainstream as well as demonstrates a scrupulous appreciation of black women as a powerful but largely unacknowledged force in American society. (24 pages b&w photos, not seen) (Author tour)"
The dean of a new generation of historians of black women in America and the editor of a notable reference work have produced a vivid narrative that illuminates the usually marginalized, neglected history of women of African descent in the New World and recasts it as a distinctive American legacy. Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 1994

"Revealing, realistic, and refreshingly jargon-free."
A practical, thoroughly sensible approach to weight control written with authority and insight. Read full book review >