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Best African American Fiction (Best African American Fiction)
Best African American Fiction (Best African American Fiction)
by Gerald Early
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Bursting with energy and innovation, the second volume in the annual anthology collects the year's best short stories by African American authors.   Dealing with all aspects of life from the pain of war to the warmth of family, the superb tales in... (read more)

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Early African-American Classics (Bantam Classics)
Early African-American Classics (Bantam Classics)
by Anthony Appiah
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A collection of some of the most influential and significant writings by Afro-American authors of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this is an important addition to Bantam's growing black classics list.... (read more)

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Best African American Fiction: 2009 (Best African American Fiction)
Best African American Fiction: 2009 (Best African American Fiction)
by Gerald Early
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Introducing the first volume in an exciting new annual anthology featuring the years most outstanding fiction by some of todays finest African American writers. From stories that depict black life in times gone by to those that address contemporary... (read more)

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Got to Be Real: Four Original Love Stories
Got to Be Real: Four Original Love Stories
by Eric Jerome Dickey
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E. Lynn Harris, Eric Jerome Dickey, Colin Channer, and Marcus Major join forces to present one blockbuster love story anthology.... (read more)

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My Soul Has Grown Deep: Classics of Early African-American Literature
My Soul Has Grown Deep: Classics of Early African-American Literature
by John Edgar Wideman
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In this vital and inspiring volume, John Edgar Wideman has brought together the first truly representative sampling of literature by African-American writers in the early centuries of our history. Reaching across periods, styles, and regional borders... (read more)

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Della's House of Style
Della's House of Style
by Rochelle Alers
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Specializing In Cuts, Weaves, Manicures, Pedicures. . . and Passion. Rochelle Alers' Sweet Surrender Manicurist Maria Parker can't help but notice when a hunky financial planner brings his niece into Della's for a manicure. And when he starts to frequent... (read more)

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Beloved Harlem: A Literary Tribute to Black America's Most Famous Neighborhood, from the Classics to the Contemporary
Beloved Harlem: A Literary Tribute to Black America's Most Famous Neighborhood, from the Classics to the Contemporary
by William H Jr Banks
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A passionate ode to an American mecca, Beloved Harlem is a literary look into the vibrant African-American haven, edited by one of its celebrated native sons. William H. Banks, Jr., combines the classics with the contemporary as he showcases some of the... (read more)

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Library of America #218: Harlem Renaissance: Four Novels of the 1930s
Library of America #218: Harlem Renaissance: Four Novels of the 1930s
by Rafia Zafar
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HARLEM RENAISSANCE: Four Novels of the 1930s traces the flowering of the Renaissance in diverse genres and forms. It opens with Langston Hughes's Not Without Laughter (1931), an elegantly realized coming-of-age tale that follows a young man from his... (read more)

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Best African American Essays: 2009 (Best African American Essays)
Best African American Essays: 2009 (Best African American Essays)
by Gerald Early
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This exciting collection introduces the first-ever annual anthology of writing by African Americans. Here are remarkable essays on a variety of subjects informed bybut not necessarily aboutthe experience of blackness, as seen through the eyes of some of... (read more)

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Library of America #217: Harlem Renaissance: Five Novels of the 1920s
Library of America #217: Harlem Renaissance: Five Novels of the 1920s
by Rafia Zafar
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HARLEM RENAISSANCE: Five Novels of the 1920s leads off with Jean Toomer's Cane (1923), a unique fusion of fiction, poetry, and drama rooted in Toomer's experiences as a teacher in Georgia. Toomer's masterpiece was followed within a few years by a cluster... (read more)

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Classic Fiction of the Harlem Renaissance
Classic Fiction of the Harlem Renaissance
by William L Andrews
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The first collection ever assembled of the most distinctive, influential, and widely appreciated novels and short stories of the Harlem Renaissance, this anthology opens a window on one of the most extraordinary assertions of racial self-consciousness in... (read more)

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Talk That Talk: An Anthology of African-American Storytelling
Talk That Talk: An Anthology of African-American Storytelling
by Linda Goss
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Compilation of tales from Afro-American folklore. Among the storytellers included are Zora Neale Hurston, Nikki Giovanni, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Leadbelly.... (read more)

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Best African American Essays 2010 (Best African American Essays)
Best African American Essays 2010 (Best African American Essays)
by Gerald Early
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Here is the superb second edition of the annual anthology devoted to the best nonfiction writing by African American authors—provocative works from an unprecedented and unforgettable year when truth was stranger (and more inspiring) than fiction. &#... (read more)

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Mending the World: Stories of Family by Contemporary Black Writers
Mending the World: Stories of Family by Contemporary Black Writers
by Rosemarie Robotham
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The many facets of black family life have not always been fully visible in American literature. Black families have often been portrayed as chaotic, fractured, and emotionally devastated, and historians and sociologists are just beginning to acknowledge... (read more)

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Breaking Ice: An Anthology of Contemporary African-American Fiction
Breaking Ice: An Anthology of Contemporary African-American Fiction
by Terry Mcmillan
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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... (read more)

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Ancestral House: The Black Short Story in the Americas & Europe
Ancestral House: The Black Short Story in the Americas & Europe
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I hear a symphony :African Americans celebrate love
I hear a symphony :African Americans celebrate love
by Paula L Woods
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African American Writers (Picture Puffins)
African American Writers (Picture Puffins)
by Pamela Harkins
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Literacy and liberation / by Frederick Douglass and Frances E. W. Harper -- from Juneteenth / by Ralph Ellison -- Rising from the past / by James Weldon Johnson, Sabah As-Sabah, and J. Rosamund Johnson -- Treasures of time / by Florida Ruffin Ridley... (read more)

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Morgan State Series in Afro-American Studies #0001: The Minority Presence in American Literature, 1600-1900: A Reader and Course Guide
Morgan State Series in Afro-American Studies #0001: The Minority Presence in American Literature, 1600-1900: A Reader and Course Guide
by Philip Butcher
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