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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. An African American boy in rural Kansas of the 1920s must make a difficult decision after he witnesses a murder.
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"A fine novel."
THE BOSTON HERALD
Photographer, writer, and composer, Gordon Parks has written a moving, true-to-life novel of growing up as a black man in this country in this century. Hailed by critics and readers alike, THE LEARNING TREE tells the extraordinary journey of a family as they struggle to understand the world around them and leave their mark a world that is better for their having been in it.
Gordon Parks (1912–2006) was the author of numerous books of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and photography, including The Learning Tree and A Choice of Weapons. He received a plethora of honorary degrees and awards, including the National Medal of Arts. He was also a film director and composer, and wrote the music and libretto for Martin, a ballet honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Book Description Random House Publishing Group. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Good. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0449203646I3N10
Book Description Fawcett Books, 1964. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Thirty-third printing. Near fine with some minor aging to paper. 240 pp. Book. Seller Inventory # 3092
Book Description Condition: Acceptable. Item is in acceptable condition. Expect heavy wear on the cover and the inside of the book. The text is perfectly readable and usable. There is no condition below acceptable. Edges may have some wear due to shelf storage The cover has curled corners. May have writing or highlighting in book. Seller Inventory # 2UEG4S0006HT