The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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The narrator reaches New York, lonely and unsure of what to do. As a White man now, he focuses on finding employment opportunities available only to White men. With his intention set on having money, he finds work and quickly climbs the corporate ladder. Upon a friend’s recommendation, he invests his savings in real estate, which pays off handsomely. He begins socializing in elite social circles, laughing to himself at having pulled the wool over people’s eyes about his identity. But what starts off as a joke becomes a real problem when he meets and falls in love with a White woman. When he decides to ask her to marry him, he thinks he may need to tell her of his ancestry.

One day, he runs into the woman on the street and he suggests they go to the Eden Musée...

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