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  • [Hughes, Langston] Hall, James C., editor.
    LANGSTON HUGHES: A Collection of Poems.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1998). First edition - A title in the Harcourt Brace Casebook Series in Literature under the series editorship of Laurie G. Kirszner, Stephen R. Mandell. Designed for college students, this includes biographical information on Langston Hughes, a selection of his poems, discussion and research questions and a selection of secondary sources, bibliography and more. xii, 154 pp. ISBN: 0-155054813.

    Condition: Fine in glossy wrappers.

    Book ID: 79276
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  • A FORGOTTEN PEOPLE: Discovering the Black Experience in Suffolk County. by Marcus, Dr. Grania Bolton.
    Marcus, Dr. Grania Bolton.
    A FORGOTTEN PEOPLE: Discovering the Black Experience in Suffolk County.

    Edition: First printing, a large trade paperback original.

    Setauket, NY: The Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities, (1988). First edition - Primarily a history of slavery in the Long Island county. According to the foreword, "This book was designed to be used as a practical work book for classroom use and independent study. The documents and study questions address the nature and effects of slavery and on the use and value of primary source material. . . The individual chapters focused on different aspects of slavery, such as family life, work and freedom." Illustrated with photographs, old paintings and prints, facsimiles of documents, including town records, tax assessments listing slaves, etc. Glossary, bibliography. Large format. vi, 152 p

    Condition: Very good in illustrated tan wrappers.

    Book ID: 81340
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  • ALICE WALKER'S THE COLOR PURPLE and Other Works: A Critical Commentary. (Monarch notes) by [Walker, Alice] Christian, Barbara.
    [Walker, Alice] Christian, Barbara.
    ALICE WALKER'S THE COLOR PURPLE and Other Works: A Critical Commentary. (Monarch notes)

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Monarch Press / Simon & Schuster, (1987). First edition - Looks at Walker's life, and the influences on her work, especially her discovery of the novels of Zora Neale Hurston. While this focuses on Walker's Pulitzer Prize winning The Color Purple, it also discusses her work both before and after its publication. Bibliography, 121 pp. ISBN: 0-671648616.

    Condition: Very near fine in stapled red and white wrappers (some rubbing to the covers)

    Book ID: 79241
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