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John Howard Griffin
Birth date: June 16, 1920
Died: September 09, 1980
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Read All The Things! Reviews
Read All The Things! Reviews rated it 3 years ago
This book is the diary of John Howard Griffin, a journalist who decided to conduct a social experiment about segregation in the American South. In the winter of 1959, John started taking vitiligo pills to turn his skin dark brown. He left upper-class white society to travel through the South as an u...
LulzCat Reviews
LulzCat Reviews rated it 5 years ago
I remember reading this for a psychology class in college and I loved it.
The Reason For Reading
The Reason For Reading rated it 5 years ago
Have to read this for school in a couple of weeks, so thought I'd just add it now :) And apparently we need permission to read this book from our parents, which I think is ridiculous. But I am really excited to read this... the premiss sounds really good!
Rowena's Reviews
Rowena's Reviews rated it 7 years ago
I can't say enough good things about this book. I thank men like John Howard Griffin who took a stand against racism despite the fact that their own people were vehemently against it. This entire book was a fantastic sociological and journalistic investigation of colour relations in the South in the...
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paigeawesome rated it 9 years ago
I had heard about this book for so long, I wondered why I'd never read it. So glad I finally decided to!I kind of wish someone would do this experiment again. I mean, it feels like we've come an awful long way from 1959, and in a lot of significant ways I think we have. But I can't give an accurate ...
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