What kind of car is the Brown Bomber in "The Watsons Go to Birmingham ? 1963"?


The Brown Bomber in "The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963" is identified as a 1948 Plymouth. It has been equipped with a TrueTone AB-700 Ultra-Glide record player for playing 45s on the way from Flint, Mich., to Birmingham, Ala.

"The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963," by Christopher Paul Curtis, was first published in 1995. The book won several awards, including a Newbery Honor and the Coretta Scott King Award.

The car is ostensibly nicknamed in honor of boxer Joe Louis, who was known as "the Brown Bomber." However, the car's name also foreshadows the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, which occurs at the climax of the book's plot.

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it is a brown bomber which was used in about the 1900s. thats what a lot of people used then. It is actually a 1948 Plymouth that is outfitted with a TrueTone AB-700 Ultra-Glide turntable
1. Draw a picture on paper of the Brown Bomber model you want to recreate. Draw your picture from the side view, front view and rear view. Mark your drawing with the measurements
Joe Louis, heavyweight champion of the world, was known as the "brown bomber." ChaCha on!
Joe Louis. Arguably the greatest heavyweight of all time. He holds the record for longevity as a heavyweight champion and though he faced some spurious 'contenders' like Two Tonne
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