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Conjure tales and stories of the color line

Author: Charles W Chesnutt; William L Andrews
Publisher: New York : Penguin, 2000. ©1992
Series: Penguin classics.; Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gathers stories that reflected changing racial attitudes in America, probed the psychological depths of southern blacks, and gave literary voice to the broad range of the African-American experience.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles W Chesnutt; William L Andrews
ISBN: 0141185023 9780141185026
OCLC Number: 44641665
Description: xxi, 278 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: The goophered grapevine --
Po' Sandy --
Mars Jeem's nightmare --
The conjurer's revenge --
Sis' Becky's pickanniny --
The gray wolf's ha'nt --
Hot-foot Hannibal --
Dave's neckliss --
The wife of his youth --
Her Virginia mammy --
The sheriff's children --
A matter of principle --
Cicely's dream --
The passing of Grandison --
Uncle Wellington's wives --
The bouquet --
The web of circumstance --
Baxter's procrustes.
Series Title: Penguin classics.; Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Responsibility: Charles W. Chesnutt ; edited and with an introduction by William L. Andrews.
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Gathers stories that reflected changing racial attitudes in America, probed the psychological depths of southern blacks, and gave literary voice to the broad range of the African-American experience.

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