Take a fresh look at your lifestyle.

(PDF) Coming of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody

Tagged: , ,

  • Posted In: Badan Usaha

  • Inactive

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

    by Anne Moody

    ? Coming of Age in Mississippi • Click Here ?

    • Genres: history, memoir, biography, autobiography, school, race, historical
    • Author: Anne Moody
    • Release date: February 3, 2004
    • Language: english
    • Format: paperback, 424 pages
    • ISBN: 9780385337816 (0385337817)
    • Publisher: Delta
    • Places: United States of America

    About The Book

    Born to a poor couple who were tenant farmers on a plantation in Mississippi, Anne Moody lived through some of the most dangerous days of the pre-civil rights era in the South. The week before she began high school came the news of Emmet Till’s lynching. Before then, she had “known the fear of hunger, hell, and the Devil. But now there was…the fear of being killed just because I was black.” In that moment was born the passion for freedom and justice that would change her life.

    An all-A student whose dream of going to college is realized when she wins a basketball scholarship, she finally dares to join the NAACP in her junior year. Through the NAACP and later through CORE and SNCC she has first-hand experience of the demonstrations and sit-ins that were the mainstay of the civil rights movement, and the arrests and jailings, the shotguns, fire hoses, police dogs, billy clubs and deadly force that were used to destroy it.

    A deeply personal story but also a portrait of a turning point in our nation’s destiny, this autobiography lets us see history in the making, through the eyes of one of the footsoldiers in the civil rights movement.

    MOBI ebook Coming of Age in Mississippi buy cheap. Paperback book Coming of Age in Mississippi Anne Moody read iOS on Bookshop. MP3 Coming of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody on Audible. FB2 book Coming of Age in Mississippi download on Android.

Viewing 1 post (of 1 total)
  • You must be logged in to reply to this topic.