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During the 1950s, a line of blood separated everyone in the areas of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia. This book was written by John Howard Griffin, who with the help of medication made his skin grow darker and exchanged his life as a black unemployed man. The book is a collection of what Griffin experienced firsthand.
What makes this book stand out?
The book is the classic representation of the differences, both social and natural, as well as the injustice which prevailed during a time.
Read it for
The book is gripping and chilling.
Don't read it for
Although the story is impressive, the younger and the today’s generation will not understand the book.