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 86%
informative 54%
emotional 50%
hopeful 50%
inspiring 50%
relaxing 9%
sad 9%
adventurous 4%
challenging 4%
dark 4%
funny 4%
lighthearted 4%

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medium 60%
slow 39%

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