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Life on the Color Line: The True Story of a White Boy Who Discovered He Was Black

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When the author and his brother were forced to leave Virginia and return to his father's family in Muncie, Indiana, they discovered that their father was a black man who has "passed" in white society. Life on the Color Line tells Williams' story. revealing how his courage and perseverance helped him overcome years of poverty, racism, and intolerance. Film & TV rights optioned by De Passe Entertainment. of photos.

Review:

"A triumph of storytelling as well as a triumph of spirit." Alex Kotlowitz, author of There Are No Children Here

Synopsis:

A stunning journey to the heart of the racial dilemma in this country.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1 The Open House Cafe

Chapter 2 The Midas Touch

Chapter 3 "Captain of My Soul"

Chapter 4 Rooster

Chapter 5 Learning How to Be Niggers

Chapter 6 Bob and Weave

Chapter 7 "Saved"

Chapter 8 Hustling

Chapter 9 Politics and Race

Chapter 10 The Color Line

Chapter 11 Accept the Things I Cannot Change

Chapter 12 Choices

Chapter 13 Go for It!

Chapter 14 Big Shoulders

Chapter 15 Persistence

Chapter 16 Teammates

Chapter 17 "Born in the Wilderness and Suckled by a Boar"

Chapter 18 State of Indiana v. Gregory H. Williams

Chapter 19 Mike: Like a Moth to Flames

Chapter 20 Tottering Kingdoms and Crumbling Empires

Chapter 21 Your Truly Mother

Product Details

ISBN:
9780452275331
Author:
Williams, Gregory Howard
Publisher:
Plume Books
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Autobiography
Subject:
Race
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
Williams, Gregory Howard
Subject:
Afro-American lawyers -- Biography.
Subject:
Biography - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
19960231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.95x5.27x.81 in. .55 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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