Black like me

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THE HISTORY-MAKING CLASSIC ABOUT CROSSING THE COLOR LINE IN AMERICA'S SEGREGATED SOUTH "One of the deepest, most penetrating documents yet set down on the racial question."-- Atlanta Journal & Constitution In the Deep South of the 1950's, a color line was etched in blood across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia. Journalist John Howard Griffin decided to cross that line. Using medication that darkened his skin to deep brown, he exchanged his privileged life as a Southern white man for the disenfranchised world of an unemployed black man. What happened to John Howard Griffin--from the outside and within himself--as he made his way through the segregated Deep South is recorded in this searing work of nonfiction. His audacious, still chillingly relevant eyewitness history is a work about race and humanity every American must read. With an Epilogue by the author and an Afterword by Robert Bonazzi
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9780451208644
9780792785026
9780395077566
9780451192035
9780974171111
156849730
9780451234216
060600405
9780452277663
9780451163172
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Grouping Author griffin john howard
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display_description In the Deep South of the 1950s, a color line was etched in blood across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia. The author, a journalist decided to cross that line. Using medication that darkened his skin to deep brown, he exchanged his privileged life as a Southern white man for the disenfranchised world of an unemployed black man. What happened to him, from the outside and within himself, as he made his way through the segregated Deep South is recorded in this searing work of nonfiction. This eyewitness history about race and humanity, is still a relevant . -- From cover.
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subject_facet African Americans -- Southern States, African Americans -- Southern States -- Social conditions, Audiobooks, Griffin, John Howard, -- 1920-1980, Southern States -- Race relations, Texas -- Biography
title_display Black like me
title_full Black like Me, Black like me / John Howard Griffin, Black like me / by John Howard Griffin, Black like me [sound recording] / John Howard Griffin
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