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Langston Hughes

Author: Jack Rummel; Coretta Scott King
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Publishers, ©1988.
Series: Black Americans of achievement.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the life of the Harlem poet who spent his career writing about the black experience in America.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Langston Hughes; Langston Hughes; Langston Hughes
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Rummel; Coretta Scott King
ISBN: 1555465951 9781555465957 0791002012 9780791002018
OCLC Number: 15696939
Description: 111 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm.
Contents: On achievement / Coretta Scott King --
At the crossroads --
A lonely youth --
The Harlem Renaissance --
An African adventure --
In vogue --
A fall from grace --
Radical times --
Travels and travails --
The wandering poet.
Series Title: Black Americans of achievement.
Responsibility: Jack Rummel ; [introductory essay by Coretta Scott King].

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