With such seminal movies as The Exorcist and The French Connection, Academy Award-winning director William Friedkin secured his place as a great filmmaker. A maverick from the start, Friedkin joined other young directors who ushered in Hollywood's second Golden Age during the 1970s. Now, in his long-awaited memoir, Friedkin provides a candid portrait of an extraordinary life and career.
A Chosen Exile- Allyson Hobbs explores individuals who engaged in "passing" as white in order to avoid racial discrimination. Hobbs explains in this NPR interview that most writings that cover this issue tend to focus on the benefits gained from "passing." Hobbs has chosen to explore the pain and loss that comes with "passing" (losing ones family/self, for example). ooking forward to picking up a copy.
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