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Review: Colored People

User Review  - Jack Kooyman - Goodreads

A memoir that reads like a novel. If anybody is interested in becoming acquainted with Mr. Gates' writing, this book is a good introduction to his captivating and "colorful" style. Read full review

Review: Colored People

User Review  - Forsanethaec - Goodreads

Henry Louis Gates Jr.'s 1995 memoir provides a thoughtful and evocative rumination on American race relations, rural childhood, family ties, and cultural identity in the 1950's and 60's. As a student ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kurt - Goodreads

I admit, I only bought this book to make a political statement in support of Professor Gates after the incident with Cambridge Police this summer (and I bought it half price at a used book store ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bud - Goodreads

Excellent and funny Read full review

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User Review  - Redhead42 - Goodreads

I REALLY wanted to like this book more but only was able to give it 4 stars. While the story was charming, sometimes delightfully raw, and very heart touching, the writing was more like a conversation ... Read full review

Review: Colored People

User Review  - Jessie - Goodreads

I don't normally like memoirs because I don't totally trust the honesty, however, this is great. Read full review

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User Review  - Ctb - Goodreads

Usually don't read memoirs - too narcissistic - but this is perfectly pitched on humility and an evocation of the ethos and times and physical setting of his hometown without self-pity or anger with a dreamy novelesque timbre. Read full review

Review: Colored People

User Review  - Victor McGuire - Goodreads

HLGates isone of our leading Scholars on race in America. A good memoir Well written. Read full review

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User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

Interesting to glimpse the African American/Appalachian bi-culture from an inside perspective Read full review

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User Review  - Yotamhod24 - Goodreads

excellent; well written Read full review


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