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In love & trouble : stories of Black women.
Walker, Alice, 1944-
imprint
New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1973.
description
138 p. 21 cm.
ISBN
015644450X
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imprint
New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1973.
isbn
015644450X
catalogue key
767910
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Alice Walker is the author of seven novels, three collections of short stories, three collections of essays, seven volumes of poetry, and several children's books. Her novel The Color Purple won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and her work has been translated into more than two dozen languages. Born in Eatonton, Georgia, Walker lives in northern California
Full Text Reviews
Appeared in Library Journal on 2004-07-01:
Dating back to the early 1970s and 1980s, respectively, these short story collections cover the Pulitzer Prize winner's usual ground. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
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PRAISE FOR IN LOVE & TROUBLE "One of the most important, graceful, and honest writers ever to come into print . . . This is a powerful, big, even a wild book."JUNE JORDAN, a u t h o r o f KISSING GOD GOODBYE
PRAISE FOR IN LOVE & TROUBLE One of the most important, graceful, and honest writers ever to come into print . . . This is a powerful, big, even a wild book.-JUNE JORDAN, a u t h o r o f KISSING GOD GOODBYE
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Summaries
Description for Library
A group of short stories that explore the world of black women.
Main Description
Admirers of The Color Purple will find in these stories more evidenceof Walker's power to depict black women--women who varygreatly in background yet are bound together by what they share incommon.Taken as a whole, their stories form an enlightening, disturbing view of life in the South.
Main Description
Admirers of The Color Purple will find in these stories more evidence of Walker's power to depict black women--women who vary greatly in background yet are bound together by what they share in common.Taken as a whole, their stories form an enlightening, disturbing view of life in the South.
Main Description
Admirers of The Color Purple will find in these stories more evidence of Walker's power to depict black women-women who vary greatly in background yet are bound together by what they share in common.Taken as a whole, their stories form an enlightening, disturbing view of life in the South.
Main Description
Admirers of The Color Purple will find in these stories more evidence of Walker's power to depict black womenwomen who vary greatly in background yet are bound together by what they share in common.Taken as a whole, their stories form an enlightening, disturbing view of life in the South.
Main Description
Admirers of The Color Purple will find in these stories more evidence of Walker's power to depict black women-women who vary greatly in background yet are bound together. "One of the most important, grieving, graceful, and honest writers ever to come into print" (June Jordan).
Table of Contents
Roselilyp. 3
"Really, Doesn't Crime Pay?"p. 10
Her Sweet Jeromep. 24
The Child Who Favored Daughterp. 35
Everyday Usep. 47
The Revenge of Hannah Kemhuffp. 60
The Welcome Tablep. 81
Strong Horse Teap. 88
Entertaining Godp. 99
The Diary of an African Nunp. 113
The Flowersp. 119
We Drink the Wine in Francep. 121
To Hell with Dyingp. 129
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