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The House Behind the Cedars.

Author: Charles Waddell Chesnutt
Publisher: Auckland : Floating Press, 1900.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although he appeared to most observers to be white, American author Charles Waddell Chestnutt had some African-American ancestry and thus was subjected to the limited opportunities, discrimination, and segregated living conditions that faced African-Americans in the United States throughout his life. An accomplished writer, Chestnutt created The House Behind the Cedars as a means of trying to depict the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chesnutt, Charles Waddell.
House Behind the Cedars.
Auckland : The Floating Press, ©1900
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Waddell Chesnutt
ISBN: 9781775419495 1775419495
OCLC Number: 700703794
Description: 1 online resource (313 pages)
Contents: Title; Contents; I --
A Stranger from South Carolina; II --
An Evening Visit; III --
The Old Judge; IV --
Down the River; V --
The Tournament; VI --
The Queen of Love and Beauty; VII --
'Mid New Surroundings; VIII --
The Courtship; IX --
Doubts and Fears; X --
The Dream; XI --
A Letter and a Journey; XII --
Tryon Goes to Patesville; XIII --
An Injudicious Payment; XIV --
A Loyal Friend; XV --
Mine Own People; XVI --
The Bottom Falls Out; XVII --
Two Letters; XVIII --
Under the Old Regime; XIX --
God Made Us All; XX --
Digging Up Roots; XXI --
A Gilded Opportunity; XXII --
Imperative Business. XXIII --
The Guest of HonorXXIV --
Swing Your Partners; XXV --
Balance All; XXVI --
The Schoolhouse in the Woods; XXVII --
An Interesting Acquaintance; XXVIII --
The Lost Knife; XXIX --
Plato Earns Half a Dollar; XXX --
An Unusual Honor; XXXI --
In Deep Waters; XXXII --
The Power of Love; XXXIII --
A Mule and a Cart.

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Although he appeared to most observers to be white, American author Charles Waddell Chestnutt had some African-American ancestry and thus was subjected to the limited opportunities, discrimination, and segregated living conditions that faced African-Americans in the United States throughout his life. An accomplished writer, Chestnutt created The House Behind the Cedars as a means of trying to depict the multidimensional complexity of race relations in the nineteenth-century American ...

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