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    • Negroland

    • A Memoir
    • By: Margo Jefferson
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 190
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 170
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 171

    At once incendiary and icy, mischievous and provocative, celebratory and elegiac - here is a deeply felt meditation on race, sex, and American culture through the prism of Margo Jefferson's rarefied upbringing and education among a black elite concerned with distancing itself from whites and the black generality while tirelessly measuring itself against both.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • ARE YOU BLACK ENOUGH

    • By CHET YARBROUGH on 05-04-16

    Regular price: $24.47

    • On Michael Jackson

    • By: Margo Jefferson
    • Narrated by: Andrea Johnson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Michael Jackson was once universally acclaimed as a song-and-dance man of genius; Wacko Jacko is now, more often than not, dismissed for his bizarre race and gender transformations and confounding antics, even as he is commonly reviled for the child molestation charges twice brought against him. Whence the weirdness and alleged criminality? How to account for Michael Jackson's rise and fall?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible book!

    • By Crusader on 07-04-09

    Regular price: $29.27