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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 17 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 21 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 on February 21, 2014 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