Important People in The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man

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Ex-Colored Man

The ex-colored man is the nameless fictitious narrator of the novel. He was born in Georgia to a woman of Black descent. His father is a well-to-do White man who hides his affair and son in order to marry a well-to-do White Southern woman. He grows up in Connecticut, but travels to Georgia, Florida, New York, and Europe. Despite not going to college, he is an articulate, artistic man who has difficulty fitting in with people, even though he spends a great deal of time observing them and knows he is most comfortable around urban, educated people, Black or White. After spending several years trying to find his identity, he decides to live as a Black musician who will bring Southern Black music to the masses. Shortly after spending some time in the South and witnessing first-hand the conditions Blacks are subjected to, he abruptly abandons...

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