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Tales of Conjure & the Color Line

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Publisher Comments:

Outstanding, affordably priced volume presents a selection of 10 best stories by a pioneer in the development of African-American fiction: "The Goophered Grapevine," "Po Sandy," "Sis Beckys Pickaninny," "The Wife of His Youth," "Daves Neckliss," "The Passing of Grandison," "A Matter of Principle," "The Sheriffs Children," "Baxters Procrustes," and "The Doll." Redolent with wit, charm, and insight; essential reading for students of African-American culture. Edited and with an Introduction by Joan Sherman.

Synopsis:

Ten wonderful stories by pioneer of African-American fiction: "The Goophered Grapevine," "Po' Sandy," "Sis' Becky's Pickaninny," "The Wife of His Youth," "Dave's Neckliss," "The Passing of Grandison," more. Witty, charming, insightful.

Synopsis:

Ten wonderful stories by pioneer of African-American fiction: "The Goophered Grapevine," "Po' Sandy," "Sis' Becky's Pickaninny," "The Wife of His Youth," "Dave's Neckliss," "The Passing of Grandison," more. Witty, charming, insightful.

Table of Contents

The Goophered Grapevine

Po' Sandy

Dave's Neckliss

The Sheriff's Children

The Wife of His Youth

Sis' Becky's Pickaninny

A Matter of Principle

The Passing of Grandison

Baxter's Procrustes

The Doll

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486404264
Other:
Chesnutt, Charles Waddell
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Chesnutt, Charles Waddell
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Location:
Mineola, N.Y. :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Southern states
Subject:
Racially mixed people
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- Southern States -- Fiction.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
African Americans - Fiction
Subject:
Racially mixed people -- Fiction.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Publication Date:
19980631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.2 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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Product details 128 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486404264 Reviews:
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Ten wonderful stories by pioneer of African-American fiction: "The Goophered Grapevine," "Po' Sandy," "Sis' Becky's Pickaninny," "The Wife of His Youth," "Dave's Neckliss," "The Passing of Grandison," more. Witty, charming, insightful.

"Synopsis" by ,
Ten wonderful stories by pioneer of African-American fiction: "The Goophered Grapevine," "Po' Sandy," "Sis' Becky's Pickaninny," "The Wife of His Youth," "Dave's Neckliss," "The Passing of Grandison," more. Witty, charming, insightful.

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