Synopses & Reviews
First published anonymously in 1912, The Autobiography of an Ex- Colored Man has electrified readers ever since with its stark portrayal of the color line in America and its daring modernist style. Now The Library of America presents an annotated centennial edition, introduced by National Book Award Winner Charles R. Johnson (Middle Passage).
About the Author
Charles Johnson is the acclaimed author of several story collections and novels including Middle Passage, for which he won the National Book Award.