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Blood Done Sign My Name: A True Story

12 Ratings: 2.6
A 2005 non-fiction book by Timothy B. Tyson.

ABOUT THIS BOOK “Daddy and Roger and ’em shot ’em a nigger.” Those words, whispered to ten-year-old Tim Tyson by a playmate, heralded a ?restorm that would forever transform the tobacco market town of Oxford, North Carolina.   … see full wiki

Author: Timothy B. Tyson
Genre: History
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
Date Published: May 3, 2005
2 reviews about Blood Done Sign My Name: A True Story
Quick Tip by . May 25, 2010
Great Sociological Read
review by . November 26, 2008
Confronting the painful history of race in America. This may be the best book I have ever read.
Author Timothy B. Tyson has carved out a rather unique role for himself.  Believe it or not, he is a white man from North Carolina teaching Black History in Wisconsin.  "Blood Done Sign My Name:  A True Story" is the compelling, personal and brutally honest story of how this all came to be.   Tyson was 10 years old back in 1970 and living with his family in the small rural town of Oxford, N.C.  His dad was the Methodist minister and his mom a schoolteacher …
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