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The Resource Mending the world : stories of family by contemporary black writers, edited by Rosemarie Robotham ; [preface by Maya Angelou ; foreword by Pearl Cleage]

Mending the world : stories of family by contemporary black writers, edited by Rosemarie Robotham ; [preface by Maya Angelou ; foreword by Pearl Cleage]

Label
Mending the world : stories of family by contemporary black writers
Title
Mending the world
Title remainder
stories of family by contemporary black writers
Statement of responsibility
edited by Rosemarie Robotham ; [preface by Maya Angelou ; foreword by Pearl Cleage]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
FNN
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Robotham, Rosemarie
  • Angelou, Maya
  • Cleage, Pearl
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  • Families
  • African American families
  • American literature
Label
Mending the world : stories of family by contemporary black writers, edited by Rosemarie Robotham ; [preface by Maya Angelou ; foreword by Pearl Cleage]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: pages [289]-290
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Great expectations / Maya Angelou -- Foreword: Reflections on family / Pearl Cleage -- Introduction: Making up the truth / Rosemarie Robotham -- First light. Rachel / Tina McElroy Ansa ; The circling hand / Jamaica Kincaid ; The driving lesson / Gerald Early ; Holy Cross Hospital / Toi Derricotte ; Bright Thursdays / Olive Senior ; The myth of music / Rachel M. Harper -- Myth making. Ocean / Shay Youngblood ; The book of the dead / Edwidge Danticat ; Show business / Martha Southgate ; A son in shadow / Fred D'Aguiar ; On earth / Jacqueline Woodson ; Three sonnets for Mister Kent / Kendel Hippolyte -- The shifting self. The drill / Breena Clarke ; Dear Aunt Nanadine / Alexis De Veaux ; Who shot Johnny? / Debra Dickerson ; Going home / Janus Adams ; My daughter, once removed / William Jelani Cobb ; The feather / April Reynolds -- A taste of Eden. Sleeper's wake / Paule Marshall ; Aunt Delia / Valerie Wilson Wesley ; Uncle Raymond / Nelson Eubanks ; Brothers and sisters around the world / Andrea Lee ; China / Charles Johnson ; Will & testament / Malaika Adero -- Mending the world. Momma / Paulette Childress White ; Daddy / James McBride ; Counting breaths / Rosemarie Robotham ; The two of us / Alice Walker ; The good daughter / Rebecca Walker ; The box / Diane McKinney-Whetstone -- Permissions -- Bibliography -- Biographical notes
Control code
ocm51244666
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiii, 290 pages
Isbn
9780465070626
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)51244666
  • (Sirsi) a765906
Label
Mending the world : stories of family by contemporary black writers, edited by Rosemarie Robotham ; [preface by Maya Angelou ; foreword by Pearl Cleage]
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: pages [289]-290
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Great expectations / Maya Angelou -- Foreword: Reflections on family / Pearl Cleage -- Introduction: Making up the truth / Rosemarie Robotham -- First light. Rachel / Tina McElroy Ansa ; The circling hand / Jamaica Kincaid ; The driving lesson / Gerald Early ; Holy Cross Hospital / Toi Derricotte ; Bright Thursdays / Olive Senior ; The myth of music / Rachel M. Harper -- Myth making. Ocean / Shay Youngblood ; The book of the dead / Edwidge Danticat ; Show business / Martha Southgate ; A son in shadow / Fred D'Aguiar ; On earth / Jacqueline Woodson ; Three sonnets for Mister Kent / Kendel Hippolyte -- The shifting self. The drill / Breena Clarke ; Dear Aunt Nanadine / Alexis De Veaux ; Who shot Johnny? / Debra Dickerson ; Going home / Janus Adams ; My daughter, once removed / William Jelani Cobb ; The feather / April Reynolds -- A taste of Eden. Sleeper's wake / Paule Marshall ; Aunt Delia / Valerie Wilson Wesley ; Uncle Raymond / Nelson Eubanks ; Brothers and sisters around the world / Andrea Lee ; China / Charles Johnson ; Will & testament / Malaika Adero -- Mending the world. Momma / Paulette Childress White ; Daddy / James McBride ; Counting breaths / Rosemarie Robotham ; The two of us / Alice Walker ; The good daughter / Rebecca Walker ; The box / Diane McKinney-Whetstone -- Permissions -- Bibliography -- Biographical notes
Control code
ocm51244666
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiii, 290 pages
Isbn
9780465070626
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)51244666
  • (Sirsi) a765906

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