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It was a hard book to read because I was very confused at times as to what was going on.
Colored People by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is a great story about a young "colored" boy living in Piedmont, WV in the 1950-60s.
The book is filled with humorous and heart wrenching stories that can be enjoyed by all.
A great book . In good condition It is all and more than I expected .
If you are not familiar with Henry Gates you should read this book and his other works. Gates grew up poor in WV and has lived through the turbulent times of the 60's and the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by H.M. Joyce
Henry Louis Gates Jr. is a Professor of African and African-American Studies at Harvard University and Director of the W. E. B. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mtutuzeli Nyoka
Professor Gates story of his youth in West Virginia during the Jim Crow years was enlightening. Lots of sorrow, lots of humor.Published 6 months ago by BillStory
I bought this book for a college class. It was in great shape when I received it. However, I have not read the book yet.Published 9 months ago by Kara
Certain memories stand out. Certain memories shape the kind of character you have today. Certain memories reveal the human experience. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Brenda H. Feis
I love this book! Henry Louis Gates tells the story of his childhood and family in West Virginia. It is very humorous, and his story resonates with many young southern boys.Published 12 months ago by Betty B. Jones
This book was a great tool in helping me to explain what life is like for those who are discriminated against.Published 14 months ago by Jodi Anderson