Maggie's American Dream
The Life and Times of a Black Family
Paperback ISBN: 0452263182
This family success story centers on Maggie Comer, an unskilled, illiterate Black woman who rose from abject poverty in the rural South to become the mother of five college-educated children
Paperback ISBN: 067973919x
The celebrated African-American Harvard scholar offers a portrait of growing up in a West Virginia hill town, presenting a study of his family, his childhood icons, and the social institutions and mores of the time. Reprint. 40,000 first printing. Tour. NYT.
Crossing the Danger Water
Three Hundred Years of African-American Writing
Paperback ISBN: 0385422431
A chronological history of African-American life and thought represents a broad written and oral tradition and includes evidence of an African presence in America predating Columbus
Growing Up Black
From Slave Days to the Present-25 African-Americans Reveal the Trials and Triumphs of Their Childhoods
Paperback ISBN: 0380766329
A classic work on the African-American experience is revised for the nineties with essays reflecting the concerns of black children from the last three decades and commentary from today's sports stars, politicians, and inner-city gang members. Original.