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Colored People by Henry Louis Gates Jr.
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Jan 15, 2009

bookshelves: to-read, memoir

I've actually only read parts of this one. Gates is from West Virginia, which I'm proud to say. The quality of the writing is excellent; the topics covered poignant social commentary. The implication that white people smell like dogs (and the fact that Gates can write a chapter building on that colloquialism) is fascinating.
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Started Reading
March 1, 2000 – Finished Reading
January 15, 2009 – Shelved
January 19, 2010 – Shelved as: memoir
September 13, 2016 – Shelved as: to-read

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