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  • THE WORLD OF PATIENCE GROMES: Making and Unmaking a Black Community. by Davis, Scott C.
    Davis, Scott C.
    THE WORLD OF PATIENCE GROMES: Making and Unmaking a Black Community.

    Edition: First printing.

    Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - The history of 60 years of the black community in Fulton, Virgnia, and especially of the people in that community - children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of slaves, hard-working, thrifty and proud. The author was sent to this town in the early 70's as a community service worker, and in this book he recounts the ways in which urban renewal destroyed this community. Bibliography. 222 pages. ISBN: 0-8131-16449.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (spine of dj faded.)

    Book ID: 30938
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  • THE WORLD OF PATIENCE GROMES: Making and Unmaking a Black Community. by Davis, Scott C.
    Davis, Scott C.
    THE WORLD OF PATIENCE GROMES: Making and Unmaking a Black Community.

    Edition: First printing.

    Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - The history of 60 years of the black community in Fulton, Virgnia, and especially of the people in that community - children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of slaves, hard-working, thrifty and proud. The author was sent to this town in the early 70's as a community service worker, and in this book he recounts the ways in which urban renewal destroyed this community. Bibliography. 222 pages. ISBN: 0-8131-16449.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (spine of dj faded.)

    Book ID: 21415
    View cart More details Price: $18.00
  • Glynn, Thomas.
    THE BUILDING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, the story of a decaying apartment building in a Brooklyn slum and of its tenants - "whose minds and bodies are touched by every lunacy and perversion known to man, and some that Glynn had to invent... a rollicking nightmare of urban collapse." 371 pp. ISBN: 0-394-545826.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (short closed tear to back cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 35043
    View cart More details Price: $20.00