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What does a tourist think of his native land, and what does he see, when the land is America and he is a Negro driving a new white car? In the early 1960s, novelist and journalist John A. Williams was commissioned by Holiday magazine to test the winds of racial change across the USA. Williams set out on a cross-country tour in a shiny new car (a station wagon) and with, as the cover states, "a fistful of credit cards". This book is a searingly honest account of both the good and the bad he encountere

This is My Country Too

  • John A Williams

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