Colored People

Colored People

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ISBN10: 067973919X ISBN13: 9780679739197 Contributors: Gates, Louis Publisher: Vintage Books Published: Apr 1 1995 Pages: 216 Weight: 0.60lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.75" Language: English

Publisher's Comments

In a coming-of-age story as enchantingly vivid and ribald as anything Mark Twain or Zora Neale Hurston, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., recounts his childhood in the mill town of Piedmont, West Virginia, in the 1950s and 1960s and ushers readers into a gossip, of lye-and-mashed-potato "processes," and of slyly stubborn resistance to the indignities of segregation.

A winner of the Chicago Tribune's Heartland Award and the Lillian Smith Prize, Colored People is a pungent and poignant masterpiece of recollection, a work that extends and deepens our sense of African American history even as it entrances us with its bravura storytelling
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