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Breaking Ice: An Anthology of Contemporary African-American Fiction

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A striking collection of works from authors both established and emerging, this is the first original anthology of African-American writing in over a decade. Featured contributors include: J. California Cooper, Marita Golden, Gloria Naylor, Darryl Pinckney, Ntozake Shange, Alice Walker, Ishmael Reed, Terry McMillan, and many others.

About the Author

Terry McMillan is the critically acclaimed, award-winning author of five previous novels and recipient of the Essence Award for Excellence in Literature.

Table of Contents

  1. Sarah — Looking for home — My man Bovanne
  2. Mondongo — Spilled salt — My soul is a witness
  3. Johnnieruth — Chaneysville incident — I was here but I disappeared — Wild seed — Muz and the sphere of memory — Emma — Lonnie's cousin — Life you live (may not be your own) — Upward bound — Stars in my pocket like grains of sand — Love story black — Boy with beer — Vibraphone — In the shadow of the peacock
  4. Platitudes — Suder — De Mojo blues — I heard the doctor speak — Tomorrow — In my father's house — Woman's place — Vampire who drinks gospel music — Snapshots of grace — Surviving Christmas
  5. Treemont stone — China — Eva's man — Homesick blues — Visitation of spirits — Lush life — Sister Detroit — From Djbot Baghostus's run — Ma'dear
  6. Loaf of bread — Such was the season — Praisesong for the widow — Upper room — Mama day — Family matters — Sweet evening breeze — Hoodoo — Terrible threes
  7. Before echo — Betsey Brown — Feast of fools
  8. Social work — Judgement — Abortion — Fever
  9. Sissie — Seducton by light.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140116977
Subtitle:
An Anthology of Contemporary African-American Fiction
Editor:
McMillan, Terry
Photographer:
Wideman, John Edgar
Editor:
McMillan, Terry
Author:
McMillan, Terry
Author:
Wideman, John Edgar
Author:
Wideman, John Edgar
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
American fiction (collections)
Subject:
American fiction
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- Fiction.
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
American fiction -- 20th century.
Subject:
African Americans - Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series Volume:
9264
Publication Date:
19901001
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
720
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.2 x 1.5 in 1.78 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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