Once Upon A Time When We Were Colored: Tie In Edition by Clifton L. TaulbertOnce Upon A Time When We Were Colored: Tie In Edition by Clifton L. Taulbert

Once Upon A Time When We Were Colored: Tie In Edition

byClifton L. Taulbert

Paperback | May 1, 1995

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"A bittersweet story about love, community, and family—and the difference they made in the life of one young man."—The New York Times Book Review.
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,...
Title:Once Upon A Time When We Were Colored: Tie In EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 6.92 × 5 × 0.46 inPublished:May 1, 1995Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140244778

ISBN - 13:9780140244779

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18


Table of Contents


Chapter One Poppa, Black Buddha of the South

Chapter Two Long Brown Stockings and Colored Debutantes

Chapter Three Colored People, Just Passing Time

Chapter Four Luggage, Legs and Gorgeous Colored Women

Chapter Five Fear, and Hope: Childhood Memories

Chapter Six The Ice Man

Chapter Seven Colored Politics in a Small Southern Town

Chapter Eight Some Glad Morning, Some Glad Day, I'll Fly Away

Chapter Nine The End of a Season

Chapter Ten All in a Day's Work

Chapter Eleven Dreams, Trains and Other Things

From Our Editors

In this beautifully evocative tale of life in the segregated South, the author of The Last Train North looks back at his "colored" childhood with deep pride, striking honesty, and unusual affection. Soon to be released as a major film from BET Pictures, directed by Tim Reid and starring Richard Roundtree and Phylicia Rashad. Photos