The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man's Love Affair with Nature by J. Drew Lanham

The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man's Love Affair with Nature

J. Drew Lanham

nonfiction memoir nature challenging emotional reflective slow-paced

232 pages | first published 2016

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“In me, there is the red of miry clay, the brown of spring floods, the gold of ripening tobacco. All of these hues are me; I am, in the deepest sense, colored.” From these fertile soils of love, land, identity, family, and race emerges The Home Pl...

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Moods

reflective 81%
emotional 56%
hopeful 56%
informative 56%
inspiring 50%
relaxing 12%
adventurous 6%
dark 6%
funny 6%
lighthearted 6%
sad 6%

Pace

medium 52%
slow 47%

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4.09