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Title Children of the night : the best short stories by Black writers, 1967 to the present / edited by Gloria Naylor.

Imprint Boston : Little, Brown and Co., c1995.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  813.0108896 C437    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xx, 569 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents Tale of Gorgik / Samuel Delaney -- Meditations on history / Sherley Anne Williams -- Damballah / John Edgar Wideman -- Louisiana : 1850 / Jewelle Gomez -- Remember him a outlaw / Alexis DeVeaux -- Mother / Andrea Lee -- Long distances / Jewell Parker Rhodes -- After dreaming of President Johnson / Howard Gordon -- Neighbors / Diane Oliver -- Witness / Ann Petry -- Steady going up / Maya Angelou -- Lesson / Toni Cade Bambara -- Kiswana Browne / Gloria Naylor -- Second-hand man / Rita Dove -- Crusader Rabbit / Jess Mowry -- Silences / Helen Elaine Lee -- Proper library / Carolyn Ferrell -- Diary of an African nun / Alice Walker -- In a house of wooden monkeys / Shay Youngblood -- Young Reverend Zelma Lee Moses / Joyce Carol Thomas -- Tell me how long the train's been gone / James Baldwin -- By the way of morning fire / Michael Weaver -- China / Charles Johnson -- Blackness / Jamaica Kincaid -- Lost in the city / Edward P. Jones -- Run, mourner, run / Randall Kenan -- Blues for Little Prez / Sam Greenlee -- Ma'Dear / Terry McMillan -- Transaction / Kelvin Christopher James -- Loaf of bread / James Alan McPherson -- Backwacking, a plea to the senator / Ralph Ellison -- Woman who would eat flowers / Colleen McElroy -- And love them? / Thonmas Glave -- Area in the cerebral hemisphere / Clarence Major -- Oh she gotta head fulla hair / Ntozake Shange -- That place / Carolivia Herron -- New York day women / Edwidge Danticat.
Summary Thirty-seven stories on the black experience. They range from Ralph Ellison's Backwacking, A Plea to the Senator, which is a satire on racism, to Sherley Anne William's Meditation on History, the story of a slave uprising, to Toni Cade Bambara's The Lesson, on a poor girl's visit to a toy shop for the rich.
Subject American fiction -- African American authors.
African Americans -- Fiction.
American fiction -- 20th century.
Short stories, American.
Added Author Naylor, Gloria.
ISBN 0316599263 (hc)
0316599239 (pbk.)

 
    
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