Coming of Age in Mississippi: The Classic Autobiography of a Young Black Girl in the Rural South

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Price
$18.00  $16.56
Publisher
Delta
Publish Date
Pages
432
Dimensions
5.2 X 1.0 X 8.1 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780385337816

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About the Author

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

Reviews

"Simply one of the best, Anne Moody's autobiography is an eloquent, moving testimonial to . . . courage."--Chicago Tribune

"A history of our time, seen from the bottom up, through the eyes of someone who decided for herself that things had to be changed . . . a timely reminder that we cannot now relax."--Senator Edward Kennedy, The New York Times Book Review

"Something is new here . . . rural southern black life begins to speak. It hits the page like a natural force, crude and undeniable and, against all principles of beauty, beautiful."--The Nation

"Engrossing, sensitive, beautiful . . . so candid, so honest, and so touching, as to make it virtually impossible to put down."--San Francisco Sun-Reporter