Coming of Age in Mississippi

By Anne Moody
(Laurel Editions, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780440314882, 384pp.)

Publication Date: January 1992

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Description
Written without a trace of sentimentality or apology, this is an unforgettable personal story the truth as a remarkable young woman named Anne Moody lived it. To read her book is to know what it is to have grown up black in Mississippi in the forties an fifties and to have survived with pride and courage intact.
In this now classic autobiography, she details the sights, smells, and suffering of growing up in a racist society and candidily reveals the soul of a black girl who had the courage to challenge it. The result is a touchstone work: an accurate, authoritative portrait of black family life in the rural South and a moving account of a woman's indomitable heart.



About the Author
In addition to her autobiography, "Coming of Age in Mississippi", Anne Moody is the author of "Mr. Death: Four Stories".


Praise For Coming of Age in Mississippi

“A history of our time, seen from the bottom up, through the eyes of someone who decided for herself that things had to be changed.…”—New York Times Book Review

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