IN THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN GRAIN: The Pursuit of Voice in Twentieth-Century Black Fiction.
Edition: First printing.
Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - A study which traces the impact of African and African American oral storytelling techniques on black fiction, through an analysis of the works of Jean Toomer, Zora Neale Hurston, Ralph Ellison, Ernest Gaines and others. Index. 280 pages. ISBN: 0-252-014596.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.