Item description for The Last Train North by Clifton Taulbert...
Overview In this sequel to One Upon a Time When We Were Colored, the author takes readers on a journey out of the segregated South of his childhood and into the explosive era of the 1960s. It is the story of one naive and hopeful "colored boy" struggling to become the strong, successful black man his southern community had sent him north to be.
Publishers Description Clifton Taulbert continues his story in The Last Train North. Lured by tales of the adventures of relatives who had migrated north, the seventeen-year-old Taulbert leaves Mississippi in search of a world of equality and opportunity.
Citations And Professional Reviews The Last Train North by Clifton Taulbert has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Library Journal - 07/01/1992
Publishers Weekly - 05/25/1992
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Studio: Council Oak Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.32" Width: 4.94" Height: 0.78" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 1992
Publisher Council Oak Books
ISBN 0933031629 ISBN13 9780933031623
Availability 0 units.
More About Clifton Taulbert
Clifton L. Taulbert, a recognized thought leader on the power of community, is renowned for his ability to glean timeless lessons from the place of his birth, the Mississippi Delta. His first book, Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored, has been embraced globally as has his book, Eight Habits of the Heart. Gary G. Schoeniger is an emerging thought leader in the field of entrepreneurship education. He is the cofounder and CEO of the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative (ELI), an organization dedicated to providing interactive real-world entrepreneurship education programs for individuals and organizations worldwide. Their clients include the Cisco Entrepreneur Institute and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City. Their mission is to create inspired learning programs that deliver real-world impact.
Reviews - What do customers think about The Last Train North?
Good Weekend Reading Feb 8, 2001
This is a great book to sit down with on a cold weekend. Just grab a quilt and let yourself be taken to the South where the author writes about his life. Not one of them boring autobiographies but a good story.