What is the afterwords of Bud, Not Buddy about?

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The afterword is a literary device at the end of a story when the author elaborates on how the book came into being and was developed. In regards to the afterword found at the end of Bud, Not Buddy, Christopher Paul Curtis provides the audience with background information concerning his inspiration for the story and details the real people he loosely based certain characters on.

Curtis begins by stating that some of the events in the story were inspired...

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