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The big sea : an autobiography

Author: Langston Hughes
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 1993. ©1993
Series: American century series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Second Hill and Wang editionView all editions and formats
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This book chronicles the life of Hughes, who came of age early in the 1920s in the two great playgrounds of the decade: Harlem and Paris.
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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Langston Hughes; Langston Hughes; Langston Hughes; Langston Hughes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Langston Hughes
ISBN: 0809015498 9780809015498
OCLC Number: 27013059
Description: xxvi, 335 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: I. TWENTY-ONE. Beyond Sandy Hook --
Negro --
Salvation --
The mother of the Gracchi --
Central High --
Abrupt encounter --
Father --
Back home --
I've known rivers --
Mexico again --
Promenade --
Means of escape --
Card from Cuernavaca --
Bullfights --
Tragedy in Toluca --
Departure --
Manhattan Island --
Dormitory --
Columbia --
On my own --
Haunted ship --
Time to leave --
II. BIG SEA. Africa --
Sailor's holiday --
S.S. "Malone" --
Burutu moon --
Wreck of the monkey cage --
Voyage home --
Standee --
Jocko --
Bad luck is good --
Winter seas to Rotterdam --
Montmartre --
Work --
Le Grand Duc --
Paris in the spring --
Poem --
Don't hit a woman --
Bricktop --
Late place --
Chef one-eye --
Distinguished visitor --
Italy --
Beachcomber --
Workaway --
Washington society --
Vachel Lindsay --
Poetry is practical --
III. BLACK RENAISSANCE. When the Negro was in vogue --
Harlem literati --
Gurdjieff in Harlem --
Parties --
Downtown --
Shows --
Poetry --
Nigger heaven --
Spectacles in color --
Lincoln University --
Flood on the Mississippi --
New Orleans-Havana --
Creoles and conjur --
Old hat --
Interracial conference --
Not without laughter --
Alma mater --
Extra page --
Patron and friend --
Not primitive --
Diagnosis --
Literary quarrel --
Postscript.
Series Title: American century series.
Responsibility: by Langston Hughes ; introduction by Arnold Rampersad.
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This book chronicles the life of Hughes, who came of age early in the 1920s in the two great playgrounds of the decade: Harlem and Paris.

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