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The good Negress

Author: A J Verdelle
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A 12-year-old black girl living with a grandmother in rural Virginia is summoned by her mother to Detroit to clean house and cook while the mother has another baby. The girl is bright and becomes the protegee of a schoolteacher, but her efforts to improve herself create conflict with her mother's needs of her as a housekeeper. A first novel.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Bildungsromane
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Verdelle, A.J., 1960-
Good Negress.
Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1995
(OCoLC)624226831
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A J Verdelle
ISBN: 156512085X 9781565120853
OCLC Number: 31517623
Description: 298 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: A.J. Verdelle.
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A 12-year-old black girl living with a grandmother in rural Virginia is summoned by her mother to Detroit to clean house and cook while the mother has another baby. The girl is bright and becomes the protegee of a schoolteacher, but her efforts to improve herself create conflict with her mother's needs of her as a housekeeper. A first novel.

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