The Resource Mending the world : stories of family by contemporary black writers, edited by Rosemarie Robotham ; [preface by Maya Angelou ; foreword by Pearl Cleage]

Mending the world : stories of family by contemporary black writers, edited by Rosemarie Robotham ; [preface by Maya Angelou ; foreword by Pearl Cleage]

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Mending the world : stories of family by contemporary black writers
Title
Mending the world
Title remainder
stories of family by contemporary black writers
Statement of responsibility
edited by Rosemarie Robotham ; [preface by Maya Angelou ; foreword by Pearl Cleage]
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Language
eng
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FNN
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illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Mending the world : stories of family by contemporary black writers, edited by Rosemarie Robotham ; [preface by Maya Angelou ; foreword by Pearl Cleage]
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Mending the world : stories of family by contemporary black writers, edited by Rosemarie Robotham ; [preface by Maya Angelou ; foreword by Pearl Cleage]
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [289]-290
Contents
Preface: Great expectations / Maya Angelou -- Foreword: Reflections on family / Pearl Cleage -- Introduction: Making up the truth / Rosemarie Robotham -- First light. Rachel / Tina McElroy Ansa ; The circling hand / Jamaica Kincaid ; The driving lesson / Gerald Early ; Holy Cross Hospital / Toi Derricotte ; Bright Thursdays / Olive Senior ; The myth of music / Rachel M. Harper -- Myth making. Ocean / Shay Youngblood ; The book of the dead / Edwidge Danticat ; Show business / Martha Southgate ; A son in shadow / Fred D'Aguiar ; On earth / Jacqueline Woodson ; Three sonnets for Mister Kent / Kendel Hippolyte -- The shifting self. The drill / Breena Clarke ; Dear Aunt Nanadine / Alexis De Veaux ; Who shot Johnny? / Debra Dickerson ; Going home / Janus Adams ; My daughter, once removed / William Jelani Cobb ; The feather / April Reynolds -- A taste of Eden. Sleeper's wake / Paule Marshall ; Aunt Delia / Valerie Wilson Wesley ; Uncle Raymond / Nelson Eubanks ; Brothers and sisters around the world / Andrea Lee ; China / Charles Johnson ; Will & testament / Malaika Adero -- Mending the world. Momma / Paulette Childress White ; Daddy / James McBride ; Counting breaths / Rosemarie Robotham ; The two of us / Alice Walker ; The good daughter / Rebecca Walker ; The box / Diane McKinney-Whetstone -- Permissions -- Bibliography -- Biographical notes
Control code
000165958
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 290 p.
Isbn
9780465070626
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