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Presenting Mildred D. Taylor

Author: Chris Crowe
Publisher: New York : Twayne, ©1999.
Series: Twayne's United States authors series, TUSAS 714.; Twayne's United States authors series., Young adult authors.
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Here are the never-before told stories of Taylor's background, childhood, family history, and political experience as a member of the Black Studies program at the University of Colorado (which she helped to found) in the late 1960s. It is from these experiences that she takes her stories, and using the storytelling talents of her family, brings to life the characters that came alive in her own head when she was a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Books and reading
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Crowe, Chris.
Presenting Mildred D. Taylor.
New York : Twayne, c1999
(OCoLC)603700678
Named Person: Mildred D Taylor; Mildred D Taylor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Crowe
ISBN: 0805716874 9780805716870
OCLC Number: 41035508
Description: xx, 162 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Mildred D. Taylor: "Only one" --
Becoming a writer: Family's- and father's- influence --
Historical context: Mississippi and the civil rights movement --
"Will the circle be unbroken?": Logan family saga --
Taylor's two themes: Family and land --
Learning about America: Growing awareness of racism and inequality --
Balancing reality and hope.
Series Title: Twayne's United States authors series, TUSAS 714.; Twayne's United States authors series., Young adult authors.
Responsibility: Chris Crowe.

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Here are the never-before told stories of Taylor's background, childhood, family history, and political experience as a member of the Black Studies program at the University of Colorado (which she helped to found) in the late 1960s. It is from these experiences that she takes her stories, and using the storytelling talents of her family, brings to life the characters that came alive in her own head when she was a child. As readers we benefit from the product of Taylor's life - her writing; now Presenting Mildred D. Taylor allows us to explore the process as well.

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