Coming of Age in Mississippi

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Dial Press, 1968 - Biography & Autobiography - 424 pages
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A new edition of the classic memoir describes growing up poor and black in the rural South during the turbulent pre-civil rights era and of her firsthand participation on the front lines of the battle for racial equality. Reprint.

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User Review  - sochri - LibraryThing

I read this for a class in college and my copy is now falling apart. It's a great book about growing up on the front lines of the civil rights movement. Read full review

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User Review  - Whisper1 - LibraryThing

I finished this book a few days ago and have really thought a lot about what to say. I have such mixed feelings. It was good enough to hold my interest, but about 3/4 of the way through I grew weary ... Read full review

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In addition to her autobiography, Coming of Age in Mississippi, Anne Moody was the author of Mr. Death: Four Stories. She died in 2015.

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