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Coming of Age in Mississippi
Coming of Age in Mississippi
Coming of Age in Mississippi History H106 TR 11-12:15 In Anne Moody’s published autobiography, Coming of Age in Mississippi, she depicts what it was like to grow up in the South as a poor African American. Instead of focusing the book on the years she spent in the civil rights movement, she chose to start from when she was a child at age four. Narrating her life throughout the book, Moody illustrates why the civil rights movement was such a necessity by exemplifying the physical, economic, and s