School Library Journal Adult Books for Young Adults WINNER
"Breathtaking… It is a startling thing to hear an American speak as frankly and un-selfservingly about race."
–The New York Times Book Review
"[Dickerson’s] willingness to bare herself on these pages is more of a patriotic act than all her years in military service."
"Debra J. Dickerson… analyzes [her life] with the ferociousness of her intellect and the humility of her heart."