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The Resource How I shed my skin: : unlearning the racist lessons of a Southern childhood, Jim Grimsley, (Hoopla electronic resource)

How I shed my skin: : unlearning the racist lessons of a Southern childhood, Jim Grimsley, (Hoopla electronic resource)

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How I shed my skin: : unlearning the racist lessons of a Southern childhood
Title
How I shed my skin:
Title remainder
unlearning the racist lessons of a Southern childhood
Statement of responsibility
Jim Grimsley
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Language
eng
Summary
In August of 1966, Jim Grimsley entered the sixth grade in the same public school he had attended for the five previous years, in his small eastern North Carolina hometown. But he knew that the first day of this school year was going to be different: for the first time he'd be in a classroom with black children. That was the year federally mandated integration of the schools went into effect, at first allowing students to change schools through "freedom of choice," replaced two years later by forced integration. For Jim, going to one of the private schools that almost immediately sprang up was not an option: his family was too poor to consider paying tuition, and while they shared the community's dismay over the mixing of the races, they had bigger, more immediate problems to contend with. Now, over forty years later, Grimsley, a critically acclaimed novelist, revisits that school and those times, remembering his own personal reaction to his first real exposure to black children and to their culture, and to his growing awareness of his own mostly unrecognized racist attitudes. Good White People is both true and deeply moving, an important work that takes readers inside those classrooms and onto the playing fields as, ever so tentatively, alliances were forged and friendships established
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1955-
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Grimsley, Jim
Dewey number
379.2/630975621
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other
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Read by Henry Leyva
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  • Leyva, Henry
  • hoopla digital
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  • Segregation in education
  • African Americans
  • Public schools
  • Grimsley, Jim
  • Whites
  • African Americans
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adult
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Label
How I shed my skin: : unlearning the racist lessons of a Southern childhood, Jim Grimsley, (Hoopla electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (420 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781622315734
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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11418146
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MWT11418146
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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Label
How I shed my skin: : unlearning the racist lessons of a Southern childhood, Jim Grimsley, (Hoopla electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (420 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781622315734
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11418146
Publisher number
MWT11418146
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
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not applicable

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