Manchild in the promised land

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Macmillan, 1965 - Social Science - 415 pages
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"I want to talk about the first Northern urban generation of Negroes. I want to talk about the experiences of a misplaced generation, of a misplaced people in an extremely complex, confused society. This is a story of their searching, their dreams, their sorrows, their small and futile rebellions, and their endless battle to establish their own place in America's greatest metropolis--and in America itself."--Foreword, p. 7.

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User Review  - Drew - Goodreads

Times change. And with the changing times comes a change in perspective. So while Claude Brown's memoir may have been revelatory in its day today it now reads like a self-congratulatory autobiography ... Read full review

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User Review  - Malkiese Paythress - Goodreads

read this book twice... it is vivid American history and it is a story that must be heard especially with the state of black males in this country. Read full review


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