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100 most popular African American authors : biographical sketches and bibliographies

Author: Bernard A Drew
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2007.
Series: Popular authors series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides information about the lives and literary careers of one hundred popular African American authors, including Maya Angelou, Edwidge Danticat, Alex Haley, Langston Hughes, and Walter Dean Myers.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Bio-bibliography
Biography
Biographie
Staff professional collection
Bio-bibliography Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard A Drew
ISBN: 1591583225 9781591583226
OCLC Number: 71369256
Description: x, 361 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Rochelle Alers --
Maya Angelou --
Tina McElroy Ansa --
James Baldwin --
Toni Cade Bambara --
Leslie Esdaile Banks --
Steven Barnes --
Angela Benson --
Eleanor Taylor Bland --
Arna Bontemps --
Michele Andrea Bowen --
Dionne Brand --
Connie Briscoe --
Anita Richmond Bunkley --
Octavia E. Butler --
Bebe Moore Campbell --
Charlotte Carter --
Lorene Cary --
Barbara Chase-Riboud --
Austin Clarke --
Pearl Cleage --
J. California Cooper --
Edwidge Danticat --
Samuel R. Delany --
Nora DeLoach --
Eric Jerome Dickey --
Rita Dove --
Sharon Mills Draper --
Tananarive Due --
David Anthony Durham --
Grace F. Edwards --
Percival Everett --
Aisha Ford --
Gwynne Forster --
Sharon Ewell Foster --
Ernest J. Gaines --
Donald Goines --
Alex Haley --
Patricia Haley --
Virginia Hamilton --
Lorraine Hansberry --
Gary Hardwick --
E. Lynn Harris --
Gar Anthony Haywood --
Donna Hill --
Chester Himes --
Hugh Holton, Jr. --
Nalo Hopkinson --
Langston Hughes --
Zora Neale Hurston --
Iceberg Slim --
Brenda Jackson --
Beverly Jenkins --
Yolanda Joe --
Angela Johnson --
Gayl Jones --
Jamaica Kincaid --
Sandra Kitt --
Julius Lester --
Paule Marshall --
Felicia Mason --
James McBride --
James McEachin --
Bernice L. McFadden --
Aaron McGruder --
Diane McKinney-Whetstone --
Terry McMillan --
Mary Monroe --
Toni Morrison --
Walter Mosley --
Walter Dean Myers --
Gloria Naylor --
Barbara Neely --
Evelyn Palfrey --
Alexs D. Pate --
Gary Phillips --
Connie Porter --
Jeffrey A. Poston --
Francis Ray --
Ishmael Reed --
John Ridley --
Kimberla Lawson Roby --
Sister Souljah --
Eboni Snoe --
Vickie M. Stringer --
Mildred D. Taylor --
Omar Tyree --
Alice Walker --
Carl Weber --
Valerie Wilson Wesley --
Chassie L. West --
John Edgar Wideman --
John A. Williams --
Paula L. Woods --
Jacqueline Woodson --
Alice Wootson --
Courtni Wright --
Richard Wright --
Frank Yerby --
Zane.
Series Title: Popular authors series.
Other Titles: One hundred most popular African American authors
Responsibility: Bernard A. Drew.
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