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“Remarkable for its courage, its color and its natural control.”—The New Yorker

“Unforgettable...written with pride and anger, with rebellion and tears.”—The Herald Tribune

This beloved coming-of-age story set in Brooklyn during the Depression and World War II follows the life of Selina Boyce, a daughter of Barbadians immigrants. Her mother craves the American Dream while her father longs for his island birthplace. The new foreword by contemporary Caribbean author Edwidge Danticat explores the novel's themes of identity, sexuality and values as well as Selina's struggle against the racism and poverty surrounding her.

Synopsis:

Beloved bestseller (150,000 copies in print) gets the edition it deserves, with Danticat's new preface.

About the Author

Paule Marshall grew up in Brooklyn and barbados. She has published four novels and a book of short stories in career dating back to Random House's publication of BROWN GIRL in 1959. She has received the John Dos Passos Award for Literature and an American Book Award, and was an honoree of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation. Marshall teaches creative writing at New York University. Danticat is author of a volume of short stories and two novels, BREATH, EYES, MEMORY and THE FARMING OF THE BONES. Her books have been translated into seven languages.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781558614987
Author:
Marshall, Paule
Publisher:
Feminist Press
Preface:
Danticat, Edwidge
Foreword by:
Danticat, Edwidge
Foreword:
Danticat, Edwidge
Author:
Danticat, Edwidge
Afterword by:
Washington, Mary Helen
Afterword:
Washington, Mary Helen
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Young women
Subject:
West Indian Americans
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
New york (n.y.)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Contemporary Classics by Women
Publication Date:
20060831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7 up to 9
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8 x 5.3 x 1 in 14 oz
Age Level:
09-09

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