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Some sing, some cry

Author: Ntozake Shange; Ifa Bayeza
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The story of emancipated slave Elizabeth Mayfield traces her rise as the matriarch of a family of musically gifted Southern women who overcome brutal obstacles while witnessing key moments in American history.
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Genre/Form: Epic literature
Historical fiction
Epic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ntozake Shange; Ifa Bayeza
ISBN: 9780312198992 031219899X
OCLC Number: 144529236
Description: 568 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Ntozake Shange & Ifa Bayeza.
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Offers the story of the Mayfield family. From Reconstruction to both World Wars, from the Harlem Renaissance to Vietnam, this title presents the story of one family's history and of America's  Read more...

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"Shange is a superb storyteller who keeps her eye on what brings her characters together rather than what separates them." - THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW"

 
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