Jenniemae & James

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    Jenniemae & James eBook Ù Jenniemae & Epub From His Upscale Suburban House And Her Home In The Impoverished Section Of Washington, DC And Sometimes, Much To Her Chagrin, In His Rolls Royce , After She Had Been Raped By A White Bus Driver Intrigued By Her Uncanny Wins At The Lottery, James Even Installed A Second Telephone Line In The House So That Jenniemae Could Keep Track Of Her Bets A Decision That Raised A Few Eyebrows At The TimeIt Is This Extraordinary Relationship That The Newmans Daughter, Brooke, Reveals In Jenniemae James, As She Elegantly Weaves Together The Story Of Two Very Distinct And Different People Who Each Had A Significant Impact On Her Upbringing In Doing So, She Also Paints A Vivid Political And Cultural Picture Of The Time When The World Was Terrified By The Possibility Of Nuclear War When America Was Reeling From The McCarthy Hearings When Technological Advances Like Televisions, Satellites, And Interstate Highways Were Changing The Country When America Was Just Beginning To Venture Into Vietnam And When African Americans Were Still Considered Second Class Citizens With Limited Rights, Before The Explosion Of Racial Tensions In The Early s Jenniemae James Is An Inspiring, Heartwarming Memoir About Friendship And Love Across The Racial Barrier."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 306
  • Jenniemae & James
  • Brooke Newman
  • English
  • 17 September 2018
  • 0307462994

About the Author: Brooke Newman

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Jenniemae & James Jenniemae & James eBook Ù Jenniemae & Epub jenniemae pdf, & ebok, james pdf, Jenniemae & book, Jenniemae & James Jenniemae & James ePUBJames Newman Was A Brilliant Mathematician, The Man Who Introduced The Mathematical Concept Googol And Googolplex Aka Google And Googleplex To The World, And A Friend Of Einstein S He Was Also A Notorious Philanderer With An Insatiable Appetite For Women And Fast Cars, A Man Who Challenged Intellectual And Emotional Limits, And A Man Of Excess Who Oftentimes Fell Victim To His Own Anxiety Jenniemae Harrington Was An Uneducated, Illiterate African American Maid From Alabama Who Began Working For The Newman Family Jenniemae & Epub / InAnd Who, Despite Her Devout Christianity, Played The Illegal, Underground Lottery Called Policy, Which She Won With Astonishing Frequency Though Highly Implausible, These Two Dissimilar Individuals Developed A Deep And Loyal Friendship, Largely Because Of Their Common Love Of Numbers And Their Quick WitsTheirs Was A Friendship That Endured Even During An Era When Segregation Still Prevailed For James, Jenniemae Provided A Particular Ease And Shared Sense Of Irreverent Humor That He Found Difficult To Duplicate With His Beautiful, Intelligent, And Artistic Wife, Ruth And When The Newman Home Was Darkened By The Tensions Of The Political Climate During The Cold War, Or By James S Affairs, Or By Ruth S Bouts Of Depression, It Was Jenniemae Who Maintained The Point Of Gravity, Caring For The Family S Children When Their Parents Were Often Lost In Their Own Worlds From Jenniemae S Perspective, James Offered Than Just A Steady Income He Became An Unlikely And Loyal Friend He Taught Her To Read, And He Drove Her To And From His Upscale Suburban House And Her Home In The Impoverished Section Of Washington, DC And Sometimes, Much To Her Chagrin, In His Rolls Royce , After She Had Been Raped By A White Bus Driver Intrigued By Her Uncanny Wins At The Lottery, James Even Installed A Second Telephone Line In The House So That Jenniemae Could Keep Track Of Her Bets A Decision That Raised A Few Eyebrows At The TimeIt Is This Extraordinary Relationship That The Newmans Daughter, Brooke, Reveals In Jenniemae James, As She Elegantly Weaves Together The Story Of Two Very Distinct And Different People Who Each Had A Significant Impact On Her Upbringing In Doing So, She Also Paints A Vivid Political And Cultural Picture Of The Time When The World Was Terrified By The Possibility Of Nuclear War When America Was Reeling From The McCarthy Hearings When Technological Advances Like Televisions, Satellites, And Interstate Highways Were Changing The Country When America Was Just Beginning To Venture Into Vietnam And When African Americans Were Still Considered Second Class Citizens With Limited Rights, Before The Explosion Of Racial Tensions In The Early s Jenniemae James Is An Inspiring, Heartwarming Memoir About Friendship And Love Across The Racial Barrier.

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10 thoughts on “Jenniemae & James

  1. Ruth says:

    A true story and interesting from the first page I read it in one night.

  2. Nancy Kennedy says:

    Jenniemae Harrington came to work as a housekeeper for the author s family in its posh Washington, D.C., home in the late 1940s In this warped household of lies and evasions, a friendship blossoms in an atmosphere of honesty and good humor between Jenniemae and Brooke Newman s father, James, a well known mathematician who hobnobs with the likes of Albert Einstein.The author ties the two together through their love of numbers James Newman s as a profession and Jenniemae s in her success with Jenniemae Harrington came to work as a housekeeper for the author s family in its posh Washington, D.C., home in the late 1940s In this warped household of lies and evasions, a friendship blossoms in an atmosphere of honesty and good humor between Jenniemae and Brooke Newman s father, James, a well known mathematician who hobnobs with the likes of Albert Einstein.The author ties the two together through their love of numbers James Newman s as a profession and Jenniemae s in her success with the lottery but the relationship is much deeper than that At a time when most relationships between blacks and whites were fraught with antagonism and outright hatred, this one is based in mutual respect and genuine care for each othe...

  3. Amy says:

    Received this from the very fine folks at www.readitforward.com I live in mathematically minded household fascination with numbers runs deep I had high hopes for this memoir from Brooke Newman Her father was quite an interesting fellow For those who don t know of his mathematical prowess, he hung around with Einstein, and is the fellow who coined the term googol Though his daughter is a bit older than I am, we both shared a spot and time in history the DC of the 50 s and 60 s Jenniemae H Received this from the very fine folks at www.readitforward.com I live in mathematically minded household fascination with numbers runs deep I had high hopes for this memoir from Brooke Newman Her father was quite an interesting fellow For those who don t know of his mathematical prowess, he hung around with Einstein, and is the fellow who coined the term googol Though his daughter...

  4. Catherine says:

    Newman s memoir is an honest, tender portrayal of the exceptional relationship between her egocentric, mathematician father and their levelheaded, illiterate African American housekeeper, Jenniemae Harrington.James is a genius, moody, at times deeply depressed, philandering husband Brooke s mother, Ruth, is emotionally disturbed but fascinatingly complex, struggling to cope with her husband s infidelity and balancing career and home life, and at least once, demonstrating extreme compassion Bro Newman s memoir is an honest, tender portrayal of the exceptional relationship between her egocentric, mathematician father and their levelheaded, illiterate African American housekeeper, Jenniemae Harrington.James is a genius, moody, at times deeply depressed, philandering husband Brooke s mother, Ruth, is emotionally disturbed but fascinatingly complex, struggling to cope with her husband s infidelity and balancing career and home life, and at least once, demonstrating extreme compassion Brooke and her brother witnessed all of the household insanity.Jenniemae s employment in the affluent and dysfunctional Newman household spanned Brooke s childhood in the late 1940s through her adulthood in the 1960s and beyond Jenniemae, with her commonsense wisdom and constant presence, was the stabilizing influence not just ...

  5. Teresa says:

    I m actually reading the RIF uncorrected version, not Kindle Very pleased to have read it Brooke Newman is the daughter of a brilliant and in some ways seemingly mad mathematician and tells this biographical about the unlikely bond between her father and their maid, Jenniemae.In the first few pages, I d noted that Newman s storytelling style fit nicely with my natural preference and knew this would be a pleasurable read It s also appealing because Newman s father worked with Albert Einstein I m actually reading the RIF uncorrected version, not Kindle Very pleased to have read it Brooke Newman is the daughter of a brilliant and in some ways seemingly mad mathematician and tells this biographical about the unlikely bond between her father and their maid, Jenniemae.In the first few pages, I d noted that Newman s storytelling style fit nicely with my natural preference and knew this would be a pleasurable read It s also appealing because Newman s father worked with Albert Einstein and other not...

  6. tatiana says:

    I started this book yesterday and find it very engaging I received it as an uncorrected proof, a few months back, but only now got to reading it.It s about the very unusual relationship between the brilliant white man who is best known to the public as the man who coined the word, googol and his illiterate black housekeeper It s a memoir, written by the man s daughter This was actually a quick read Some of the dialogue and scenarios are made up , so to speak the author wasn t witness to I started this book yesterday and find it very engaging I received it as an uncorrected proof, a few months back, but only now got to reading it.It s about the very unusual relationship between the brilliant white man who is best known to the public as the man who coined the word, googol and his illiterate black housekeeper It s a memoir, written by the man s daughter This was actually a quick read Some of the dialogue and scenarios are made up , so to speak the author wasn t witness to them but she portrayed them as they might have happened, based on her knowledge of the people involved Even so, the book is enjoyable, if only to experience the characters that JennieMae and James were.After all is said and done, I lowered my rating to three stars The book isreminiscent of a text based scrapbook memory book, with seemingly unrelated ...

  7. Erica says:

    I received the book Jenniemae and James from Readitforward.com I had been looking forward to reading this story I have always enjoyed reading memoirs and biographies because of the looks they provide into other people s lives maybe that makes me nosy haha Upon picking up this book, I assumed that it was very much about the relationship between Jennimae and James However, after finishing the book, I feel that I still don t know very much about their relationship The book was about a littl I received the book Jenniemae and James from Readitforward.com I had been looking forward to reading this story I have always enjoyed reading memoirs and biographies because of the looks they provide into other ...

  8. Amy says:

    Some of the most enjoyable moments of reading come from catching a glimpse of a life or time that is different from our own, Jenniemae James A Memoir in Black White affords the read with both Depicting life in an unconventional family in Washington DC during the 1950 s and 1960 s, Brooke Newman introduces the reader to her father, James, and their African American housekeeper Jenniemae While it seems the two would have very little in common, they form a unique friendship that prov Some of the most enjoyable moments of reading come from catching a glimpse of a life or time that is different from our own, Jenniemae James A Memoir in Black White affords the read with both Depicting life in an unconventional family in Washington DC during th...

  9. Anna says:

    The story is enjoyable and written in a nice, warm way Brooke also adds what happened outside the house on certain years, as they will explain a bit better how attitudes and opinions changed from the 1940s to 1960s These changes or attitudes from a perpective of a person living in US wasn t really something they d think of showing in the history lessons in school in Europe, they didn t even bother mentioning anyt...

  10. Jennifer says:

    This was a book I received from ReadItForward It might not have been one I would have picked up on my own This is what I like aboutg ReadItForward Opens me up to new authors and genres I knew nothing about James Jim Newman This book gave a background of his historical professional persona, as well as a...