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Comparing David Margolick's Elizabeth And Hazel: Two Women Of Little Rock

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David Margolick is the author of Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock, and is a long time editor for Vanity Fair. Before becoming the head editor at Vanity Fair he was a reporter for The New York Times. While at The New York Times he covered the trials of OJ Simpson . He has been nominated four different times for a Pulitzer Prize. Some of the books he has written include: Strange Fruit: The Biography of a Song, Dreadful: The Short Life and Gay Times of John Horne Burns, and At the Bar. Throughout the book Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock, tells the story of Elizabeth Eckford and Hazel Bryan. Elizabeth was one of the proud young girls who enrolled to Central High School to help segregate schools in 1957. While many may not know a whole lot about Elizabeth or Hazel, they know about the infamous picture that was taken with Hazel yelling at Elizabeth as she is walking into the school. In this book, Margolick writes not only about the experiences Hazel and Elizabeth experienced, but about some of the newspaper headlines that were all over Arkansa within the…show more content…
Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock is a nonfiction book that tells the true story of Elizabeth Eckford and Hazel Bryan during Little Rock Nine. While Secret Life of Bees is a fiction book, that tells the story of a little girl named Lily who goes off and lives with her black nanny. Both books give the reader a chance to see how the blacks were treated in the south at this time period. These books also portray similar themes as well. The major theme in both books portray how much race can affect a person. One thing that is completely different between the two books is that the Secret Life of Bees is written from the point of view from a little white girl, while Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock is written from the point of view of the author,
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