Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored

Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored

Tie In Edition

Format
Paperback
Price
$14.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140244779
  • 160 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult

Overview

“A bittersweet story about love, community, and family—and the difference they made in the life of one young man.”—The New York Times Book Review.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter One Poppa, Black Buddha of the South

Chapter Two Long Brown Stockings and Colored Debutantes

Chapter Three Colored People, Just Passing Time

Chapter Four Luggage, Legs and Gorgeous Colored Women

Chapter Five Fear, and Hope: Childhood Memories

Chapter Six The Ice Man

Chapter Seven Colored Politics in a Small Southern Town

Chapter Eight Some Glad Morning, Some Glad Day, I’ll Fly Away

Chapter Nine The End of a Season

Chapter Ten All in a Day’s Work

Chapter Eleven Dreams, Trains and Other Things

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