The Autobiography of an Ex-colored Man
Originally published in 1912, this was one of the first books to present a frank picture of what it was like to be black and living in America in the early part of the 20th century. Masked in the tradition of a literary confession, this autobiography' purports to be the candid account of its narrator's private views and feelings, as well as an acknowledgement of the central secret of his life: that though he lives as a white man, he is by heritage a black American.'
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A free audio from Audio sync summer program. This is fiction written as autobiography where a young man who didn't know he was black because he was so light skinned until he was confronted with the ... Read full review
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The fictionalized story of a fair-skinned colored man who must decide whether he wants to live life as a black man, or leave everything and pass as white. Read full review