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The Last Train North

3.77  ·  Rating Details  ·  35 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
In the sequel to the internationally acclaimed Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored, Clifton L. Taulbert takes the reader on a journey out of the segregated South of his childhood and into the explosive era of the 1960s. This is the story of what happened when, at age 17, Taulbert boarded the Illiniois Central train on one of its last runs out Greenville, Mississippi, to ...more
Hardcover, 220 pages
Published May 1st 1992 by Council Oak Books
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Tannon Davis
Apr 19, 2016 Tannon Davis rated it really liked it
This is a great historical non-fiction. I really enjoyed the story and it was inspiring. I need to go back and read the first book in this series.
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this memoir reminds that the love of our extended families will carry us far in life
Oct 27, 2010 Patricia rated it really liked it
Shelves: memoir
Wonderful memoir of a young man's journey from the very deep south and a very close community to the north in search of a better life and an education.
May 25, 2008 Anna rated it it was amazing
I enjoyed this book.

Some interesting perspectives on race. I liked hearing about his experiences in the army. Where he experienced real racial equality.
Nov 18, 2013 Candice rated it liked it
This was a good book in the beginning, and I so so enjoyed it, it kind of slacked off toward the end, but very proud of him and all he did with his life.
Apr 22, 2012 Betsy rated it liked it
This is an interesting autobiographical story about a young black man's move north in the civil rights era.
Aug 07, 2008 Rick rated it really liked it
Wonderful memoir, filled with insights into a culture I need to understand more.
Jun 22, 2016 Kim rated it liked it
Recommended to Kim by: holly mitchell
Shelves: true-stories
a good book to read
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