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Coming of Age in Mississippi|Anne Moody
Coming of Age in Mississippi : The Classic Autobiography of Growing Up Poor and Black in the Rural South
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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.

  • ISBN-13: 9780440314882
  • ISBN-10: 0440314887
  • Publisher: Dell
  • Publish Date: January 1992
  • Dimensions: 6.8 x 4.1 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.45 pounds
  • Page Count: 432