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African-American Writers
  • Trim Size: 6-1/8 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 1604133112
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-60413-311-0
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 02/01/2010
  • Dewey Number: 810
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 142

Summary

African-American authors have added their voices to the American literary tapestry through riveting works. African-American Writers discusses the established authors and newly emerging voices that have made lasting contributions to American literature. Maya Angelou, Toni Morrison, Ernest J. Gaines, Walter Dean Myers, Alice Walker, August Wilson, Charles Johnson, and Gloria Naylor are profiled along with their indispensable works that are commonly assigned in classrooms today.

Specifications

Chronology. Bibliography. Additional reading. Index.

About the Author(s)

Amy Sickels has published fiction and nonfiction in literary journals including DoubleTake, Passages North, and Greensboro Review. She currently resides in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and is pursuing a master's degree in folklore.

Reviews and Awards

"...[a] clearly written, informative overview...serves as a great introduction to some of America's major African-American writers...an outstanding contribution and should be a first purchase for high-school libraries."


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