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their father drives home a 1950 Cadillac, Lois and Wilma are thrilled.
They cannot believe their family owns such an amazing car. Their mother
has a different opinion. She believes that the purchase is a waste of money
and refuses to ride in the car. When their father decides to take a family
trip to visit relatives in Mississippi, their mother reluctantly agrees
to go. They should have listened when friends warned them that it wasn't
safe for an African American family to drive an expensive automobile into
the deep South. Remember, this was in the days before the Civil Rights
movement. Find out what awaits the family in THE GOLD CADILLAC.
African Americans -- Fiction
Prejudices -- Fiction
Southern States --Race relations -- Fiction
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