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The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

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James Weldon Johnson's landmark novel is an emotionally gripping and poignant look into race relations. The protagonist, a half-white half-black man of very light complexion, known only as an ex-colored man, makes a choice between his heritage and the art that he loves and the ability to escape the inherent racism that he faces by passing as a white. Because of his knowledge of both cultures he is able to give us startling revelations into both cultures.

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Publisher: Dancing Unicorn Books

Kindle Book

  • Release date: April 9, 2017

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781515416722
  • File size: 931 KB
  • Release date: April 9, 2017

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781515416722
  • File size: 931 KB
  • Release date: April 9, 2017

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

Languages

English

Levels

Lexile® Measure:1100
Text Difficulty:7-9

James Weldon Johnson's landmark novel is an emotionally gripping and poignant look into race relations. The protagonist, a half-white half-black man of very light complexion, known only as an ex-colored man, makes a choice between his heritage and the art that he loves and the ability to escape the inherent racism that he faces by passing as a white. Because of his knowledge of both cultures he is able to give us startling revelations into both cultures.

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