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Lorraine Hansberry : playwright and voice of justice

Author: Catherine Scheader
Publisher: Springfield, NJ : Enslow Publishers, ©1998.
Series: African-American biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : Library edView all editions and formats
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A biography of the playwright who was the first black person and the youngest American to receive the New York Drama Critics' award for the best play of the year.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Lorraine Hansberry; Lorraine Hansberry; Lorraine Hansberry; Lorraine Hansberry
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Scheader
ISBN: 0894909452 9780894909450
OCLC Number: 37443363
Description: 128 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Opening night --
On the south side of Chicago --
Other voices --
The first melody --
Harlem street corners --
A small white desk --
Like a moving train --
Talk of the town --
The movement --
To be young, gifted, and Black.
Series Title: African-American biographies.
Responsibility: Catherine Scheader.

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A biography of the playwright who was the first black person and the youngest American to receive the New York Drama Critics' award for the best play of the year.

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