Ron Hall (author) Writing Styles in Same Kind of Different as Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Tog…

Ron Hall (author)
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Structure

Same Kind of Different as Me is a non-fiction autobiography of the two authors, Ron Hall and Denver Moore. Lynn Vincent is the ghostwriter. There are 67 chapters, read quickly in short 2-3 page vignettes. Ron's chapters typically precede Denver chapters, creating a point/counterpoint style. Ron and Denver are presented as foils to each other and their lives are juxtaposed through the book’s structure.

The chapters alternate between their two perspectives, comparing and contrasting their distinct dialects while also drawing attention to their similarities.

The book’s format is structured to argue its thematic content. While Ron and Denver are opposites— one is a rich white art dealer and the other is an uneducated black homeless man— their spirituality is universal. The book opens on their childhoods, showing the parallels between their lives as children despite the racial divides. 

The book is then presented in non-linear...

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