Item Details

Reluctant Activist: The Spiritual Life and Art of John Howard Griffin

Robert Bonazzi
Format
Book
Published
Fort Worth, Texas : TCU Press, [2018]
Language
English
ISBN
9780875656663, 0875656668
Contents
  • Introductory. John Howard Griffin
  • Strangers in the mirror
  • Text of the body
  • The journal
  • Part I. Acts of immersion
  • The great silence
  • Experience into fiction
  • Darkness and light
  • Part II. Black like me
  • Deep South journey
  • Aftermath
  • Exile in Mexico
  • Part III. Contradictions
  • Censorship and human rights
  • Reluctant activist
  • Transitions and trances
  • Part IV. Rediscovering solitude
  • Lightning strikes
  • Schools of humility
  • Against all odds
  • Final years
  • The Griffin legacy.
Description
437 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes
  • "An authorized biography."
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 421-435).
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