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A treasury of African-American Christmas stories

Author: Bettye Collier-Thomas
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 1997-1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This landmark collection is available for the first time since the turn of the century. Represented in this treasury of the rich black storytelling tradition are the writings of Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Alice Moore Dunbar Nelson, Fannie Barrier Williams, T. Thomas Fortune, and Augustus M. Hodges. 12 line drawings. Padded case cover and ribbon marker.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Literature
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bettye Collier-Thomas
ISBN: 0805051228 9780805051223 0805060456 9780805060454
OCLC Number: 36590124
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 17 cm
Contents: v. 1. The Christmas reunion down at Martinsville / Augustus M. Hodges ; The children's Christmas / Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson ; Christmas eve story / Fanny Jackson Coppin ; Elsie's Christmas / Salem Tutt Whitney ; Bro'r Abr'm Jimson's wedding : a Christmas story / Pauline E. Hopkins ; Two Christmas days : a holiday story / Ida Wells Barnett ; A Christmas party that prevented a split in the church / Margaret Black ; After many days : a Christmas story / Fannie Barrier Williams ; The prodigal daughter : a story of three Christmas eves / Augustus M. Hodges ; Mirama's Christmas test / T. Thomas Fortune ; Three men and a woman / Augustus M. Hodges --
v. 2. Christmas greetings / Georgia Douglas Johnson ; A carol of color / Mary Jenness ; The autobiography of a dollar bill / Lelia Plummer ; Mollie's best Christmas gift / Mary E. Lee ; A Christmas story / Carrie Jane Thomas ; Fannie May's Christmas / Katherine Davis Tillman ; A Christmas sketch / Mildred E. Lambert ; Found after thirty-five years : Lucy Marshall's letter : a true story for Christmas / J.B. Moore Bristor ; The blue and the gray / Augustus M. Hodges ; The test of manhood : a Christmas story / Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins ; Thou shalt be / J.B. Howard ; General Washington : a Christmas story / Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins ; Three Christmas eves / Augustus M. Hodges ; For love of him : a Christmas story / Frederick W. Burch ; The woman : a Christmas story / Margaret Black ; How I won my husband : a Christmas story / Eva S. Purdy ; It came to pass : a Christmas story / Bruce L. Reynolds ; A Christmas journey / Louis Lorenzo Redding ; One Christmas eve / Langston Hughes ; Santa Claus is a white man / John Henrik Clarke.
Other Titles: African-American Christmas stories
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Bettye Collier-Thomas ; illustrated by James Reynolds.

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This landmark collection is available for the first time since the turn of the century. Represented in this treasury of the rich black storytelling tradition are the writings of Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Alice Moore Dunbar Nelson, Fannie Barrier Williams, T. Thomas Fortune, and Augustus M. Hodges. 12 line drawings. Padded case cover and ribbon marker.

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