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James Weldon Johnson

The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man is a novel by James Weldon Johnson, an American writer, and civil rights activist. The book presents a fictional account of the life and adventures of a young biracial man, referred to as the “Ex-Colored Man.” The protagonist lives in post-Reconstruction era America in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He has to come over a variety of experiences, including witnessing a lynching, where he has to “pass” as white to secure his safety and advancement, and other dangerous adventures.
176 printed pages
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Bookwire
Original publication
2022
Publication year
2022
Publisher
DigiCat

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