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Dream me home safely : writers on growing up in America

Author: Susan Shreve
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents essays by thirty of America's most acclaimed authors, including Julia Alvarez, Alice Walker, Nikki Giovanni, Joyce Carol Oates, and John Edgar Wideman, sharing memories of growing up in America.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Shreve
ISBN: 0618379029 9780618379026
OCLC Number: 52853822
Notes: "A Mariner original."
Description: xii, 223 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Ars politica / Julia Alvarez --
Center of the universe / Tina McElroy Ansa --
My father's dance / Robert Bausch --
from Sweet summer / Bebe Moore Campbell --
Rowing in amboy / Alan Cheuse --
Thread / Stuart Dybek --
Parenthood: a life sentence / Patricia Elam --
A child's garden of verse / Carolyn Ferrell --
from The kingdom of Brooklyn / Merrill Joan Gerber --
Saturday days / Nikki Giovanni --
Transgressions / Stephen Goodwin --
Spiral staircase / Patricia Griffith --
Christman, Alabama, 1962 / Anthony Grooms --
Ba-chan's superstition / Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston --
Mute in an English-only world / Chang-Rae Lee --
Memphis years / Beverly Lowry --
Spitting image / Michael Patrick MacDonald --
Bluff / Mary Morris --
Toadstools / Bich Minh Nguyen --
Birds at night / Howard Norman --
Gravedigger's daughter / Joyce Carol Oates --
Psychedelic shack / Lisa Page --
Movie where you don't see the monster until the end / Michael Parker --
Innocence found / Alexs Pate --
Summer coming / Anna Quindlen --
Foreigner in Marshfield / Nina Revoyr --
Boy nobody knew / Faith Ringgold --
Growing up in St. Louis / Ntozake Shange --
Three women and me / Susan Richards Shreve --
Crick / Susan Straight --
Swimming pool / Elixabeth Strout --
Childhood / Alice Walker --
Sitting / John Edgar Wideman --
JohnJohn's world / Lois-Ann Yamanaka.
Responsibility: edited by Susan Richards Shreve ; foreword by Marian Wright Edelman.
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Presents essays by thirty of America's most acclaimed authors, including Julia Alvarez, Alice Walker, Nikki Giovanni, Joyce Carol Oates, and John Edgar Wideman, sharing memories of growing up in America.

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