Monday, February 20, 2017

Black History Month Books: a modern classic of Mississippi life


Taubert, Clifton L., Once Upon A Time When We Were Colored (Council Oak Books, 1st ed., 19890. ISBN 0-933031-19-X. A Tulsa businessman looks back on his childhood in segregation times, in the little town of Glen Allan, Mississippi. Elegantly laid out, with lots of photos. An engrossing read about a time and place long gone. Hardcover, unclipped dust jacket, very good condition, autographed. HBB price: $50 obo.

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