Category: African American


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Toning the Sweep

By: Johnson, Angela

Price: $4.00

Publisher: US, Scholastic Paperbacks: 1994

Edition: 4th

Seller ID: PGB639

ISBN: 0590481428

Condition: Used - Very Good

pp 112 small paperback in very good condition; clean pages; no edgewear; slight bend to front cover; grades 6-9Three generations of African American women, each holding on to a separate truth. Their story - encompassing racism and murder as well as the family commonplaces that make a life View more info

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The Known World: A Novel

By: Jones, Edward P.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: US, Amistad: 2004

Edition: 5th

Seller ID: PGB786

ISBN: 0060557559

Condition: Used - Good

pp 432 Paperback in good condition; uncreased spine but some nicking to the top/bottom; clean pages; edgewearThe story of Henry Townsend, a black farmer and former slave who falls under the tutelage of William Robbins, the most powerful man in Manchester County, Virginia. Making certain he never circumvents the law, Townsend runs his affairs with unusual discipline. But when death takes him unexpectedly, his widow, Caldonia, can't uphold the estate's order and chaos ensues. View more info

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Lions in the Way

By: Rodman, Bella

Price: $3.00

Publisher: US, Avon: 1966

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB101

Condition: Used - Good

pp 176 Vintage paperback; good condition; edges are colored red; pages are tan; #XZS114Robert Jones -- 16 years old, all American, and with an overwhelming problem which he and seven other students must solve. From the note to the readers: The week-long events described in this imaginary Fayette High School take place in 1959, five years after the Supreme Court outlawed racial segregation in the public schools. But the story told within the covers of this book has a past and a future, and it marks one of the many significant stages in the struggle of both Negro and white America to free itself... View more info