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Mending the world : stories of family by contemporary black writers

Author: Rosemarie Robotham; Maya Angelou; Pearl Cleage
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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The many facets of black family life have not always been fully visible in American literature ... A literary celebration of the black family in America, [this book] showcases the most evocative literature of kinship by a new generation of North American black writers. The stories in this anthology reveal the modern experience of the black family as deeper, richer, and infinitely more complex than it has been  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemarie Robotham; Maya Angelou; Pearl Cleage
OCLC Number: 52765664
Notes: Originally published: New York, NY : BasicCivitas Books, ©2003.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Great expectations / Maya Angelou --
Foreword: Reflections on family / Pearl Cleage --
Introduction: Making up the truth / Rosemarie Robotham --
First light: Rachel / Tina McElroy Ansa; The circling hand / Jamaica Kincaid; Driving lesson / Gerald Early; Holy Cross Hospital / Toi Derricotte; Bright Thursdays / Olive Senior; Myth of music / Rachel M. Harper --
Myth making: Ocean / Shay Youngblood; Book of the dead / Edwidge Danticat; Show business / Martha Southgate; Son in shadow / Fred D'Aguiar; On earth / Jacqueline Woodson; Three sonnets for Mister Kent / Kendel Hippolyte --
Shifting self: Drill / Breena Clarke; Dear Aunt Nanadine / Alexis De Veaux; Who shot Johnny? / Debra Dickerson; Going home / Janus Adams; My daughter, once removed / William Jelani Cobb; Feather / April Reynolds --
Taste of Eden: Sleeper's wake / Paule Marshall; Aunt Delia / Valerie Wilson Wesley; Uncle Raymond / Nelson Eubanks; Brothers and sisters around the world / Andrea Lee; China / Charles Johnson; Will & testament / Malaika Adero --
Mending the world: Momma / Paulette Childress White; Daddy / James McBride; Counting breaths / Rosemarie Robotham; Two of us / Alice Walker; Good daughter / Rebecca Walker; Box / Diane McKinney-Whetstone --
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The many facets of black family life have not always been fully visible in American literature ... A literary celebration of the black family in America, [this book] showcases the most evocative literature of kinship by a new generation of North American black writers. The stories in this anthology reveal the modern experience of the black family as deeper, richer, and infinitely more complex than it has been portrayed in the past.-Dust jacket.

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