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Ethiopian stories

Author: George S Schuyler; Robert A Hill
Publisher: Boston : Northeastern University Press, ©1994.
Series: Northeastern library of Black literature.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two recently discovered novellas on the Abyssinian War of 1935 by an African-American journalist (1895-1977). The Ethiopian Murder Mystery is a detective story set in Harlem, while Revolt in Ethiopia is on a former redcap who goes on a treasure hunt to help an Ethiopian princess fight the Italian invaders. By the author of Black Empire.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George S Schuyler; Robert A Hill
ISBN: 1555532047 1555532144 9781555532147 9781555532048
OCLC Number: 31010744
Description: viii, 227 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Ethiopian murder mystery: a story of love and international intrigue --
Revolt in Ethiopia: a tale of black insurrection against Italian imperialism.
Series Title: Northeastern library of Black literature.
Responsibility: George S. Schuyler ; compiled and edited with an introduction by Robert A. Hill.

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These two recently recovered novellas by the influential Harlem Renaissance author feature the thrilling and suspenseful adventures of African Americans involved in the Italo-Ethiopian war of the  Read more...

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