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The Richer, the Poorer: Stories, Sketches, and Reminiscences

West, Dorothy

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ISBN 10: 0385471459 / ISBN 13: 9780385471459
Published by Doubleday, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1995
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First printing. Beige cloth spine, cream boards, gilt titles. Fine in like DJ in Mylar. 254 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 7045

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Title: The Richer, the Poorer: Stories, Sketches, ...

Publisher: Doubleday, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Book

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The collected short stories and autobiographical writings of the last survivor of the Harlem Renaissance of the twenties and thirties describes growing up in Boston's black middle class, her relationship with Langston Hughes, and other subjects. 15,000 first printing.

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In more than 75 years as one of our most respected black writers, Dorothy West has created a wealth of wonderful short stories, here collected for the first time in a single volume. Her superb fiction is matched by a wide range of autobiographical pieces; the result: a luminous record of 20th-century African-American life.

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