Coming of Age in Mississippi

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Dial Press, 1968 - Biography & Autobiography - 424 pages
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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The author starts with early memories of traumatic events in her life. She seems to be very naive of events that happen regarding racism. Her mother doesn't educate her in this realm. When Anne goes ... Read full review

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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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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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