Summer Reading Program 2006
Life on the Color Line
Summer Reading Card
Skidmore College Class of 2010 Summer Reading
Gregory Williams, Life on the Color Line (Plume, 1996)
Read this book and explore the author's transformative years as a "white boy who discovered he was black." On Monday, September 4th, your Scribner Seminar will discuss this memoir with a faculty member. As preparation for that session, please respond below and bring this card to the Orientation discussion.
Select a favorite passage (a paragraph or a page) and indicate why you selected it.
Page _________ interests me because it addresses in compelling fashion (check those apply):
|___ race relations||___ identity/self-discovery|
|___ socioeconomic standing||___ definitions of family|
|___ alcoholism and abuse||___ facing adversity|
|___ sexual awareness/activity||___ other|
This passage interests me because of its focus on …