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Coming of Age in Mississippi
by Anne Moody


Overview - Written without a trace of sentimentality or apology, this is an unforgettable personal story -- the truth as a remarkable young woman named Anne Moody lived it. To read her book is to know what it is to have grown up black in Mississippi in the forties an fifties -- and to have survived with pride and courage intact.<br><br>In this now classic autobiography, she details the sights, smells, and suffering of growing up in a racist society and candidily reveals the soul of a black girl who had the courage to challenge it.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Written without a trace of sentimentality or apology, this is an unforgettable personal story -- the truth as a remarkable young woman named Anne Moody lived it. To read her book is to know what it is to have grown up black in Mississippi in the forties an fifties -- and to have survived with pride and courage intact.<br><br>In this now classic autobiography, she details the sights, smells, and suffering of growing up in a racist society and candidily reveals the soul of a black girl who had the courage to challenge it. The result is a touchstone work: an accurate, authoritative portrait of black family life in the rural South and a moving account of a woman's indomitable heart.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780440314882
  • ISBN-10: 0440314887
  • Publisher: Laurel Editions
  • Publish Date: March 1997
  • Page Count: 384
  • Dimensions: 6.9 x 4.2 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.45 pounds


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