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Start studying black like me test-study guide -english 10 john howard griffin, from why would this book make griffin and his family a target of all hate. For twenty-one days in 1959, john howard griffin, a white journalist and novelist from texas, moved through the deep south as black man under a doctor’s care, he took drugs to darken his skin, he laid. New documentary reveals the remarkable life of black like me author john howard griffin after the book was published, griffin received death threats and was. Black like me, 50 years later john howard griffin gave readers an unflinching view of the jim crow south how has his book held up. What an excellent, excellent story this is the only the second nonfiction book i've read (my year with eleanor being the first) the book begins in late october of 1959 when john howard griffin decides that he will change the pigment of his skin and venture into the deep, racist south in order to better.
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