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Life on the Color Line: The True Story of a White Boy Who Discovered He Was Black
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2014 Group Reads > Book Blast: Life on the Color Line

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Londa (londalocs) | 1526 comments 1. How did you experience this book?
2. What do you think motivated the author to share his life story?
3. Did you find his accounts authentic and believable?
4. Biggest impression makers in the book?
5. Since the publication of his book, Gregory Howard Williams has given many public speeches and made appearances on nationally broadcast shows. Have your heard him speak?


Londa (londalocs) | 1526 comments Read this as a hardcover.

His life story can stand as a testament to others who feel as though life is against them at every turn. He really did make a way out of no way. Maybe he wanted to be an inspiration.

His accounts were very believable.

I was most impressed by Miss Dora's goodwill and kind heart and by Greg's perseverance.

I have never her the author speak, but now that I know who he is, I would love to one day.


Anastasia Kinderman | 942 comments 1 Paperback
2 I agree with Londa, I think inspiring others was part of it. I also wonder if it wasn't cathartic for him.
3 Yes, I know people with similar life stories (some even worse).
4 Miss Dora's kindness. His parents' idiocy.
5 No, I would like to though.


message 4: by Lulu, The Book Reader who could. (new) - rated it 4 stars

Lulu (lulureads365) | 2426 comments Mod
1. ebook
2. He had a really unique story. He didn't really play into any race...he was just himself.
3. Very.
4. Miss Dora's unselfish act of love and kindness, his father's self-pity.
5. I have not, but I wouldn't mind.


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