Item description for The Last Train North by Clifton L. 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 L. 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
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More About Clifton L. Taulbert
Clifton Taulbert is the author of three memoirs: Once Upon A Time When We Were Colored, the basis for the critically acclaimed feature film by the same name; The Last Train North, Watching Our Crops Come In, and most recently, Little Cliff and the Porch People. He was the recipient of the 27th annual NAACP Image Award for Literature, and was also one of the first African-American writers to win the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Award for Nonfiction.
Time magazine named him one of America's outstanding black entrepreneurs. He is an acclaimed speaker who lectures around the world to schools, educators, businesses, and professional groups on the subject of the Eight Habits of the Heart.
Clifton L. Taulbert currently resides in tulsa, in the state of Oklahoma.
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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.