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ISBN-10: 0767914783

ISBN-13: 9780767914789

A passionate ode to an American mecca, Beloved Harlem is a literary check out the colourful African-American haven, edited via one among its celebrated local sons. William H. Banks, Jr., combines the classics with the modern as he showcases the very best essays, brief tales, and novel excerpts encouraged by means of the variety of Harlem lifestyles, from the early 20th century to the recent millennium.

The days and nights of black long island come alive within the phrases of traditionally well-known writers like W.E.B. Dubois, Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes, Dorothy West, Ossie Davis, and Toni Morrison, in addition to the works of fantastic newbies to the local, together with Brian Keith Jackson’s witty exam of identification politics in The Queen of Harlem and Rosemarie Robatham’s “Dreaming in Harlem,” a relocating story a couple of girl on the fringe of society who unearths sanctuary with a stranger.

From renaissance via difficult occasions to revitalization, this victorious homage provides Harlem the old point of view it so rightly merits. Beloved Harlem is a great addition to the libraries of readers who're both already in love with Harlem or able to take the fall.

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