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The Last Train North

3.75 of 5 stars 3.75  ·  rating details  ·  32 ratings  ·  7 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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Cathy Houston
this memoir reminds that the love of our extended families will carry us far in life
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.
I enjoyed this book.

Some interesting perspectives on race. I liked hearing about his experiences in the army. Where he experienced real racial equality.
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.
This is an interesting autobiographical story about a young black man's move north in the civil rights era.
Wonderful memoir, filled with insights into a culture I need to understand more.
Nov 24, 2015 Kim rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommended to Kim by: holly mitchell
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