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The best short stories by black writers : the classic anthology from 1899 to 1967  Cover Image Book Book

The best short stories by black writers : the classic anthology from 1899 to 1967 / edited and with an introduction by Langston Hughes.

Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 (Added Author).

Summary:

Presents a comprehensive anthology of short stories written by African-American writers between 1899 and 1967. Includes stories by Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks, Willard Motley, Richard Wright, Alice Walker, Jean Toomer, James Baldwin, and forty others.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316380317
  • ISBN: 0316380318
  • Physical Description: xvii, 508 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston [Mass.] : Back Bay Books, an imprint of Little, Brown and Co., [1967]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Previously published as: The best short stories by negro writers.
Formatted Contents Note:
The sheriff's children / by Charles W. Chesnutt -- The scapegoat / by Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Fern / by Jean Toomer -- Miss Cynthie / by Rudolph Fisher -- The wharf rats / by Eric Walrond -- A summer tragedy / by Arna Bontemps -- Thank you, M'am / by Langston Hughes -- The gilded six-bits / by Zora Neale Hurston -- The revolt of the evil fairies / by Ted Poston -- Almos' a man / by Richard Wright -- Marihuana and a pistol / by Chester B. Himes -- The beach umbrella / by Cyrus Colter -- The richer, the poorer / by Dorothy West -- The almost white boy / by Willard Motley -- Afternoon into night / by Katherine Dunham -- Flying home / by Ralph Ellison -- Come home early, chile / by Owen Dodson -- Santa Claus is a white man / by John Henrik Clarke -- The stick up / by John Oliver Killens -- Health card / by Frank Yerby -- We're the only colored people here / by Gwendolyn Brooks -- The pocketbook game / by Alice Childress -- The checkerboard / by Alston Anderson.
This morning, this evening, so soon / by James Baldwin -- See how they run / by Mary Elizabeth Vroman -- The blues begin / by Sylvester Leaks -- Son in the afternoon / by John A. Williams -- Singing Dinah's song / by Frank London Brown -- Duel with the clock / by Junius Edwards -- Barbados / by Paule Marshall -- The day the world almost came to an end / by Pearl Crayton -- An interesting social study / by Kristin Hunter -- A new day / by Charles Wright -- Quietus / by Charlie Russell -- Mother to son / by Conrad Kent Rivers -- A long day in November / by Ernest J. Gaines -- Miss Luhester gives a party / by Ronald Fair -- The death of Tommy Grimes / by R.J. Meaddough III -- Old blues singers never die / by Clifford Vincent Johnson -- The only man on Liberty Street / by William Melvin Kelley -- Beautiful light and black our dreams / by Woodie King, Jr. -- Red bonnet / by Lindsay Patterson -- The burglar / by Lebert Bethune -- Junkie-Joe had some money / by Ronald Milner -- Direct action / by Mike Thelwell -- The engagement party / by Robert Boles -- To hell with dying / by Alice Walker.
Target Audience Note:
Young Adult
Subject: African Americans > Social life and customs > Fiction.
Short stories, American > African American authors.
Short stories > African American authors
Genre: Short stories.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cass County.

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  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center F BES 1967 (Text) 0002205990050 Adult Fiction Available -


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