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Black Like Me


Publisher's description: Studs Terkel tells us in his Foreword to the definitive Griffin Estate Edition of Black Like Me: "This is a contemporary ... Show synopsis

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  • 1. Softcover, Signet, p2709, 1961-01-01


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    Description: Fair. Shows wear, but good to read. Fast service! Free,...

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  • 2. Softcover, Signet, 1962-09


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    Description: Very Good, no dust jacket as iss. 1st THUS (Oct 1962)-CLEAN! !...

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  • 3. Softcover, Signet, 1964


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    Description: Fair. No Dustjacket. 1964. 15th Big Printing. 157 pages....

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  • 4. Hardcover, Houghton Mifflin, 1961


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    Description: Very Good in Good- jacket. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. Signed by...

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  • 5. Mass-market paperback, Signet Book, 1962


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    Description: Very good. Signed by author. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued...

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  • 6. Mass-market paperback, Signet Book, 1996


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    Description: New in new dust jacket. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued...

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Reviews of Black Like Me

Overall customer rating: 3.667
Jean W

Mind Boggling

by Jean W on Jan 27, 2012

If a reader has even a fraction of prejudice he should read this book! You may think you can see things from another point of view...reading this book places you inside that point of view. More

The Pageturner

Author Can Never Know What It is to be Black

by The Pageturner on Oct 17, 2008

I did not read this book all of the way through, but I read far enough. I don't know why anyone would buy it. The author thinks he can use this skin darkening treatment, which in reality is another form of blackface to experience what it is like to be Black. He has reduced Blackness to some sort of ... More

Ron Townsend

Understanding ourselves

by Ron Townsend on Mar 29, 2007

Black Like Me gave me a whole new perspective on why color shouldn't matter. I read it when I was a teenager and it greatly influenced how I have thought my entire life. When I was riding a bus in Baltimore I heard one fellow say "I am brown, not black" and it pointed out to me from reading this book ... More

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