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Langston Hughes

Author: Karen Bush Gibson
Publisher: Hockessin, Del. : Mitchell Lane Publishers, ©2007.
Series: Poets and playwrights.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book describes the life and writing career of Langston Hughes, author of "Shakespeare in Harlem," "Jim Crow's Last Stand," "Don't You Want to Be Free?" and many other works.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Langston Hughes; Langston Hughes
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Bush Gibson
ISBN: 9781584154310 1584154314
OCLC Number: 62738551
Description: 112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: "Weary blues:" Harlem renaissance --
Growing up in Kansas: John Brown and Harpers Ferry --
Northern Migration: Influences of Sandburg and Whitman --
"I've know rivers:" NAACP --
Sailing to Africa: Jim Crow and lynching --
Poet and student: Blues --
Speaking to the south: Scottsboro --
War and death: Arna Bontemps --
"Shakespeare of Harlem:" McCarthyism --
"Dream deterred:" Civil rights movement --
Chapter notes --
Chronology --
Timeline in history --
Further reading: Young adults --
Works consulted --
On the internet --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: Poets and playwrights.
Responsibility: Karen Gibson.
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This book describes the life and writing career of Langston Hughes, author of "Shakespeare in Harlem," "Jim Crow's Last Stand," "Don't You Want to Be Free?" and many other works.

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