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The Best short stories by Black writers : the classic anthology from 1899 to 1967

Author: Langston Hughes
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1967.
Series: Fiction/Black studies.
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Presents a comprehensive anthology of short stories written by African-American writers between 1899 and 1967 including Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks, Willard Motley, and others.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Best short stories by Black writers.
Boston : Little, Brown, c1967
(OCoLC)805924212
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Langston Hughes
ISBN: 0316380318 9780316380317
OCLC Number: 18910733
Notes: Previously published as: The Best short stories by Negro writers.
Description: xvii, 508 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: The sheriff's children / Charles W. Chesnutt --
The scapegoat / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
Fern / Jean Toomer --
Miss Cynthie / Rudolph Fisher --
The wharf rats / Eric Walrond --
A summer tragedy / Arna Bontempts --
Thank you, M'am / Langston Hughes --
The gilded six-bits / Zora Neale Hurston --
The Revolt of the evil fairies / Ted Poston --
Almos' a man / Richard Wright --
Marihuana and a pistol / Chester B. Hines --
The beach umbrella / Cyrus Colter --
The richer, the poorer / Dorothy West --
The almost white boy / Willard Motley --
Afternoon into night / Katherine Dunham --
Flying home / Ralph Ellison --
Come home early, chile / Owen Dodson --
Santa Claus is a white man / John Henrik Clarke --
The stick up / John Oliver Killens --
Health card / Frank Yerby --
We're the only colored people here / Gwendolyn Brooks --
The pocketbook game / Alice Childress --
The checkerboard / Alston Anderson. This morning, this evening, so soon / James Baldwin --
See how they run / Mary Elizabeth Vroman --
The blues begins / Sylvester Leaks --
Son in the afternoon / John A. Williams --
Singing Dinah's song / Frank London Brown --
Duel with the clock / Junius Edwards --
Barbados / Paule Marshall --
The day the world almost came to an end / Pearl Crayton --
An interesting social study / Kristin Hunter --
A new day / Charles Wright --
Quietus / Charlie Russell --
Mother to son / Conrad Kent Rivers --
A long day in November / Ernest J. Gaines --
Miss Luhester gives a party / Ronald Fair --
The death of Tommy Grimes / R.J. Meaddough III --
Old blues singers never die / Clifford Vincent Johnson --
The only man on Liberty Street / William Melvin Kelley --
Beautiful light and black our dreams / Woodie King Jr. --
Red bonnet / Lindsay Patterson --
The burglar / Lebert Bethune --
Junkie-Joe had some money / Ronald Milner --
Direct action / Mike Thelwell --
The engagement party / Robert Boles --
To hell with dying / Alice Walker.
Series Title: Fiction/Black studies.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Langston Hughes.

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Presents a comprehensive anthology of short stories written by African-American writers between 1899 and 1967 including Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks, Willard Motley, and others.

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