The Gold Cadillac review ¿ 3

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The Gold Cadillac review ¿ 3 Ã ➩ The Gold Cadillac Ebook ➯ Author Mildred D. Taylor – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk Lois and Wilma are proud of their father's brand new gold Cadillac and excited that the family will be driving it all the way from Ohio to Mississippi But as they travel deeper into the rural South th Lois and Wilma are prE rural South there are no admiring glances for the shiny new car only suspicion and anger for the black man behind the wheel For the first time in their lives Lois and her sister know. “The Gold Cadillac” is part history and part of the main character’s perspective Wilma is 10 years old and lives in Ohio One day she sees her dad pulling into the driveway with a golden Cadillac The dad and children were very excited about the car but the mom was not They were saving up for a house and was angry he bought the car The mother refused ride in the car On Sunday Wilma thought her mother would give in and ride in the car on the way to church but she does not and they end up walking The dad plans to take a trip to Mississippi to see his family and the neighbors warn him about discrimination he may face driving South in the Cadillac The whole family plus the rest of their extended go along in different cars While traveling Wilma notices signs that say “whites only” and “color only” The dad was uestioned by the police about where he bought the car One cop takes the dad and the other drives the car to the police station Because he was black the police thought the car was stolen and made the dad pay a fineWilma realized that being black changed the way people saw them and treated them in Mississippi The dad traded cars with his brother because they were having too much trouble in the Cadillac He eventually sold the car because he was putting the family in danger and wanted to save up for the house I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to learn about the discrimination blacks felt because reading the book could help create a cultural awareness

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Lois and Wilma are proud of their father's brand new gold Cadillac and excited that the family will be driving it all the way from Ohio to Mississippi But as they travel deeper into th. I'm a huge fan of Taylor's work particularly Song of the Trees but this novella left me a little flat it doesn't have her characteristic character depth and liteary detail It has a powerful story to tell but the delivery doesn't have her usual depth and dimension

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The Gold CadillacWhat it's like to feel scared because of the color of their skin A personal poignant look at a black child's first experience with institutional racism The New The Gold PDF York Times. I read this right after finishing The Watsons Go to Birmingham and they pair very well The Gold Cadillac is such a concise story and Mildred Taylor is an expert at the whole show don't tell way of writing We can infer that the mother is displeased with the father's purchase of the car because of how she acts We can feel the racism in the interaction between the police and the family We can infer the danger the family feels by the way the father opts to switch cars before they finish the drive to Mississippi For such a short story it is packed with insight into that time period