50th anniversary ed. / with an epilogue by the author and an afterword by Robert Bonazzi.
200 pages ; 18 cm
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In the Deep South of the 1950s, a color line was etched in blood across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia. The author, a journalist decided to cross that line. Using medication that darkened his skin to deep brown, he exchanged his privileged life as a Southern white man for the disenfranchised world of an unemployed black man. What happened to him, from the outside and within himself, as he made his way through the segregated Deep South is recorded in this searing work of nonfiction. This eyewitness history about race and humanity, is still a relevant . -- From cover.