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Naylor, Gloria

Overview
Works: 170 works in 429 publications in 6 languages and 31,004 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Drama  Film adaptations  History  Psychological fiction  Autobiographical fiction 
Roles: Performer, Editor, Narrator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3564.A895, 813.54
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The women of Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor( Book )
53 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in English and held by 3,251 libraries worldwide
The stories of seven Black women living in an urban ghetto evoke the energy, brutality, compassion, and desolation of modern Black America
Mama Day by Gloria Naylor( Book )
26 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 2,976 libraries worldwide
Mama Day uses her ancient knowledge of herbal medicine and pits herself in mortal combat with dark forces that threaten the body and soul of her niece, Cocoa
Bailey's Café by Gloria Naylor( Book )
16 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Swedish and held by 2,376 libraries worldwide
Story of Bailey's Cafe and the various women who patronize it
Linden Hills by Gloria Naylor( Book )
28 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 1,976 libraries worldwide
"Once people get to Linden Hills, the quest continues, more subtle, but equally fierce; the goal is a house on Tupelo Drive, the epitome of achievement and visible success. No one notices that the property on Tupelo Drive goes back on sale quickly; no one questions why there are always vacancies at Linden Hills."--P. [4] of cover
The men of Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,646 libraries worldwide
A novel on the inner cities featuring black protagonists. They include a drug dealer, a minister with political ambitions and a man aspiring to be a better parent than his father was
Children of the night : the best short stories by Black writers, 1967 to the present ( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 1,449 libraries worldwide
Thirty-seven stories on the black experience. They range from Ralph Ellison's Backwacking, A Plea to the Senator, which is a satire on racism, to Sherley Anne William's Meditation on History, the story of a slave uprising, to Toni Cade Bambara's The Lesson, on a poor girl's visit to a toy shop for the rich
The women of Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor( file )
6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 591 libraries worldwide
Presents the stories of these African-American women
Selected from the women of Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
1996 by Gloria Naylor( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
When a crotchety neighbor has a brother who is an official with the National Security Agency, the author finds a neighborly feud can become serious. This work has been described as a fictionalized memoir. There is an addendum of an essay and bibliography which provides the real life basis for the story's warning about government surveillance, mind control and electromagnetic weapons development. As the saying goes "You aren't paranoid, if they really are out to get you". Is this a conspiracy theory gone wild or the sighting of the tip of a real iceberg in our future
Bailey's cafe by Gloria Naylor( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Ein Lokal, das wenig Gutes verheißt und eine geradezu magische Anziehungskraft auf solche Menschen ausübt, mit denen es das Leben nicht gut meint: überwiegend Schwarze mit ihren meist tragischen Lebensgeschichten
In black and white conversations with African American writers ( visu )
6 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Interviews with African American writers
Bailey's cafe by Gloria Naylor( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Welcome to Bailey's Cafe, the most mythically real diner you've ever walked into. Presided over by Bailey and his helpmate, Nadine, it is a magnet that draws a wide variety of people of 1948, each with a story to tell
The women of Brewster Place ( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Oprah Winfrey plays Mattie Michael, a middle-aged woman whose life has been full of misfortunes. Now she is living in a tenement on a dead-end ghetto street. She becomes an adopted mother and a leader to the other women
Gloria Naylor ( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Gloria Naylor reads from her works and discusses the value and difficulty of maintaining an African American identity in a world dominated by whites
Mama Day by Gloria Naylor( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
The elderly matriarch of a small island off the southeast coast of the United States attempts to judiciously use herbal medicine and her "magical powers" to "save" her beloved great-niece, Cocoa
The women of Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Brewster Place is a blind alley feeding into dead end. It is a story of seven fictitous women characerters; they are "hard-edged, soft-centered, brutally demanding, and easily pleased."
The men of Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
The men of Brewster Place include Brother Jerome, Basil, Eugene, and Ben
Gloria Naylor ( visu )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Naylor discusses her life and writings, especially as she attempts to represent the experiences of Black women in America
Gloria Naylor reads The women of Brewster Place and Mama Day (excerpts) by Gloria Naylor( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Presents Gloria Naylor reading excerpts from two of her novels
Bailey's cafʹe by Gloria Naylor( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Dutch and held by 69 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Naylor, Gloria, 1950-
Languages
English (235)
Danish (6)
German (3)
French (1)
Swedish (1)
Dutch (1)
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