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I feel compelled to give this book 5 stars because it so accurately and engagingly described a time and place I knew very well. Read morePublished 11 months ago by C. Karasawa
I borrowed this book from my local library and was excited to begin it. As a white woman I am very interested in other cultures. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Lagertha
This story reminds me of growing up in LA being one of the only black girls. I related to so much in this book. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Donna M. Colbert
The most interesting part of this author's situation is not dealt with at all: black racism toward whites, actions that produce self-segregation, and the conflict that can be... Read morePublished on December 29, 2013 by Mark Thrice
This was an excellent story about Jennifer Baszile's family. Very informative. I am familiar with the family, so this was very interesting reading. Read morePublished on December 7, 2013 by Cookiemonster
I grew up in California during the same era as the author, and I could identify with the experiences of racism she lived through. Read morePublished on April 5, 2013 by Superwoman AJ
My daughter loves to read African American memoirs. I brought the book for her and she was stuck to it like glue until she finished the book.Published on March 19, 2013 by Linda Armstead
I read this for a book group as I'm not one to often pick up memoirs, but I found this fascinating learning about the life of Jennifer Baszile and the hardships she had to endure... Read morePublished on September 25, 2012 by James Duckett
I read the book as a library selection. This is a great "keeper" for your home library. The book is well written, both funny and heartwarming. Read morePublished on May 7, 2012 by GiGi