Official Review: Alien in the Delta by Thankful Strother

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Re: Official Review: Alien in the Delta by Thankful Strother

Post by Peterhchurch » 13 Feb 2018, 09:29

Thanks for a great review, I identity with Thankful, we had similar youth. The book is easy to read. It is able to transport you back to a simpler time. I will finish reading it.

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Post by Zuribooks » 13 Feb 2018, 09:36

Its a short book, im sure after this review im going to eat it in one day or less!!! awesome! i love historic novels, and this one caught my attention, because i have never seen a book with so many details about black history in the U.S, very very good review dear. congrats!

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Post by mtsnel006 » 13 Feb 2018, 09:42

The book seems to be weighted down with depths of truthful and special events having happened in the history of the blacks in the United States. Thank you for such an amazing review, that is just on point and very inviting.

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Post by Lay668 » 13 Feb 2018, 09:44

Seldom read memoirs book but this one got JFK stories. Going to get one to read. Thank you for the great review .

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Post by Boyko Ovcharov » 13 Feb 2018, 10:04

Brief review of an interesting memoir. Concise but lively episodes of a man's life filled with adventures, travels, escapades and lessons, hopefully.

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Post by Roggyrus » 13 Feb 2018, 10:04

The title Alien In The Delta somewhat betrays what the author feels in his daily dealings with white people. It is quite a warm feeling of triumph that anyone could feel when reading about his success despite all the obstacles and hardships he went through. Thanks for the informative review.

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Post by Bhagchandjain » 13 Feb 2018, 10:07

Story running in past memory : To say about memoirs what the wrong was in family : reviewed in justified manner

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Post by bookowlie » 13 Feb 2018, 10:26

Nice review! I like memoirs and one about a black man's experiences during the Civil Rights era sounds interesting. Unfortunately, the mention of numerous errors put me off, especially incorrect word usage. Hopefully, the author will use a good editor in future works.
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Post by speedie » 13 Feb 2018, 10:28

I enjoyed your review. Not sure that this is a book that I have any interest in reading.

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Post by jaylperry » 13 Feb 2018, 10:34

I'm enjoying the style and content of this book, though I'm not usually a fan of memoirs. It is interesting to see a piece of US history through Thankful Strother's eyes.
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Post by Tur turee » 13 Feb 2018, 10:37

I haven't read so many memoirs in my life but I was drawn into reading this one because I have always been curious to learn about the black people in the previous years. As it turns out in this memoir Thankful made sure to capture every detail in his life as a black person. Including his real pictures makes it more easy to put a face in every event in his life.

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Post by MsTri » 13 Feb 2018, 10:38

I just reread your review and I'm no more interested in reading this than I was before. Even though I love reading books that are conversational in nature, I just don't read memoirs or autobiographies. The separating of sections also sounds interesting and possibly fun, but I'm still passing on this book.

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Post by ayoomisope » 13 Feb 2018, 10:39

Very detailed and precise review. I'm a black man from Nigeria but I must say I have no first-hand knowledge of the experiences of black people during the civil rights era. This could prove to be an interesting read.
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Post by jemgirl202 » 13 Feb 2018, 10:54

This memoir sounds wonderful! Thankful Strother takes his readers through his life's experiences to teach life lessons and show what it was like during the Civil Rights Era. Congrats on book of the day! Great review!

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Post by KFree_Reads » 13 Feb 2018, 11:03

Great review! I'll definitely be reading this book. I love memoirs and this one sounds very interesting! Based on your review,despite the errors you mentioned, I can already tell I will thoroughly enjoy this book. I like that this one in particular will provide some history lessons as well.

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