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Randall, Alice 1959-

Overview
Works: 9 works in 60 publications in 1 language and 5,103 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Cookbooks  Juvenile works  Chick lit  Discographies  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3568.A486, 813.6
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Most widely held works by Alice Randall
The wind done gone by Alice Randall( Book )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 2,036 libraries worldwide
In a brilliant rejoinder and an inspired act of literary invention, Alice Randall explodes the world created in Margaret Mitchell's famous 1936 novel, the work that more than any other has defined our image of the antebellum South. Imagine simply that the black characters peopling that world were completely different, not egregious, one-dimensional stereotypes but fully alive, complex human beings. And then imagine, quite plausibly, that at the center of this world moves an illegitimate mulatto woman, and that this woman, Cynara, Cinnamon, or Cindy, beautiful and brown, gets to tell her story. Cindy is born into a world in which she is unacknowledged by her plantation-owning father and passed over by her mother in favor of her white charges. Sold off like so much used furniture, she eventually makes her way back to Atlanta to take up with a prominent white businessman, only to leave him for an aspiring politician of her own color. Moving from the Deep South to the exhilarating freedom of Reconstruction Washington, with its thriving black citizenry of statesmen, professionals, and strivers of every persuasion, Cindy experiences firsthand the promise of the new era at its dizzying peak, just before it begins to slip away. Alluding to events in Mitchell's novel but ingeniously and ironically transforming them, The Wind Done Gone is an exquisitely written, emotionally complex story of a strong, resourceful black woman breaking away from the damaging world of the Old South to emerge into her own, a person capable of not only receiving but giving love, as daughter, lover, and mother. A passionate love story, a wrenching portrait of a tangled mother-daughter relationship, and a book that gives a voice to those history has silenced, The Wind Done Gone is an elegant literary achievement of significant political force and a novel whose time has finally come
Ada's rules : a sexy skinny novel by Alice Randall( Book )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,102 libraries worldwide
Ada Howard, the wife of the preacher at Nashville's Full Love Baptist Tabernacle, has a whole lot of people to take care of, including her husband and the flock that comes with him, the kids at the day care center where she works, two grown daughters, and two ailing, wayward parents. It's no wonder she can't find time to take care of herself. Then it comes: the announcement of her twenty-five-year college reunion in twelve months' time, signed with a wink by her old campus flame. It sets Ada thinking about the thrills of young love lost, and the hundred or so pounds gained since her college days, and she decides it's high time to change her body, and her life
Rebel Yell : a novel by Alice Randall( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 573 libraries worldwide
From the bestselling author of "The Wind Done Gone" comes a timely new novel of political intrigue, family secrets, and espionage, steeped in this country's racial history and framing America's unique political moment
Soul food love : healthy recipes inspired by one hundred years of cooking in a black family by Alice Randall( Book )
4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 504 libraries worldwide
Concerned about her own health, Randall turned to her daughter for help. Together they overhauled the way they cook and eat, translating recipes and traditions handed down by generations of black women into easy, affordable, and healthful-- yet still indulgent-- dishes. In exploring their family history, they also explore the often fraught relationship African-American women have had with food, and forge a powerful new way forward that honors their cultural and culinary heritage
The diary of B.B. Bright, possible princess by Alice Randall( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Held captive on an island, thirteen-year-old orphan Black Bee Bright must pass her Official Princess Test and undertake a dangerous journey to the east side of the island, where eight princesses help her discover what it truly means to be a princess
Pushkin and the Queen of Spades by Alice Randall( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
As an African American professor of Russian literature becomes troubled by her son's romantic interest in an exotic dancer from Russia, she embarks on a journey into her own complex past
The wind done gone by Alice Randall( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 154 libraries worldwide
" ... story of a strong, resourceful black woman breaking away from the damaging world of the Old South to emerge into her own, a person capable of not only receiving but giving love, as daughter, lover, and mother"--Container
My country roots : the ultimate MP3 guide to America's original outsider music by Alice Randall( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
How do you define rockabilly' Who were the original "outlaws" of Country music' Where can you go to hear great music in Austin, Texas' My Country Roots answers all these questions and hundreds more! It is a resource that will help you fill your mp3 player with the essential Country songs, while impressing your friends with your knowledge of the ultimate outsider art. Containing 100 recommended playlists for downloading, this book is the best and most unique way to explore the Country music genre in a modern easy, convenient way. Each playlist walks you through the history, culture, and relevance of Country music, revealing the authenticity and raw truth that represents Country. Whether you are a long-time lover of Country music or just discovering the genre, this book will help you not only organize your music, but explore, evaluate, and critique the music while learning about the basics of Country'what we sound like, what we believe in, where we've come from, and where we're goin'. This guide also provides a behind the scenes look at some of the cities that have spawned the greatest music of the genre and films that have contributed to the mystique which defines Country. For all you music lovers, mp3 users, or folks who are interested in discovering or rediscovering your country roots, this is a book you can't live without!
Giving voice to the other by Alice Randall( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Alice Randall delivers the 4th annual Cultural Harmony Week lecture and talks about her novel, The wind done gone, a parody of Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the wind. She asks whether the song "Dixie" is racist, discusses parody in literature and the African American tradition of coded language and parody in spirituals and the cakewalk dance
 
Alternative Names
Randall, Mari-Alice
Languages
English (59)
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