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The Word: Black Writers Talk about the Transformative Power of Reading and Writing

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A compendium of interviews with leading African-American writers commemorates the stories that inspired their careers while paying tribute to the life-shaping potential of literacy, in an anthology that includes contributions by such names as Edward P. Jones, Nikki Giovanni and Edwidge Danticat. Original.

About the Author

\MARITA GOLDEN is an award-winning author of more than a dozen works

of fiction and nonfiction. She is the cofounder and president emeritus of the

Hurston/Wright Foundation.

Table of Contents

Ellis Cose — Faith Adiele — Edward P. Jones — -- Edwidge Danticat — Pearl Cleage — David Levering Lewis — Nathan McCall — Mat Johnson — John Hope Franklin — J. California Cooper — Chimamanda N. Adichie — Wil Haygood — Nikki Giovanni.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307720771
Subtitle:
Black Writers Talk about the Transformative Power of Reading and Writing: Interviews
Publisher:
Broadway Paperbacks
Author:
Golden, Marita
Subject:
Literary Criticism : American - African American
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main_subject
Subject:
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Publication Date:
20110111
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
224

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
History and Social Science » African American Studies » General
Humanities » Literary Criticism » General
Reference » Readers Reference
Reference » Writing » General

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