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The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

James Weldon Johnson - Author

William L. Andrews - Editor/introduction

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ISBN 9780140184020 | 192 pages | 01 Feb 1990 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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First published anonymously in 1912, The Autobiography of an Ex- Colored Man has electrified readers ever since with its stark portrayal of the color line in America and its daring modernist style. Now The Library of America presents an annotated centennial edition, introduced by National Book Award Winner Charles R. Johnson (Middle Passage).

Introduction
Suggestions for Further Reading
A Note on the Text
Preface to the Original Edition of 1912

THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF AN EX-COLORED MAN

Explanatory Notes