Les Blancs: The Collected Last Plays of Lorraine Hansberry

Nemiroff, Robert, Edited with Critical Backgrounds. Introduction By Julius Lester

Published by Random House, 1972
ISBN 10: 039446480X / ISBN 13: 9780394464800
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INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY ROBERT NEMIROFF TO THE AFRICAN AMERICAN ACTOR EARLE HYMAN WHO WAS IN THE ORIGINAL CAST OF LES BLANCS. Three plays by the noted playwright of "A Raisin In The Sun" who died at a very early age from cancer in 1965 at the age of 34. Hansberry was married for a short time to Robert Nemiroff because soon after Hansberry began coming to terms with her lesbianism, a fact that was well hidden until it was brought to light in the 1980s by gay scholars. Attractive book. Near fine/near fine. . Seller Inventory # 010312

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Synopsis: Three plays about the struggles of black people convey the author's feelings of anger and frustration.

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Title: Les Blancs: The Collected Last Plays of ...
Publisher: Random House
Publication Date: 1972
Binding: Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket
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Hansberry, Lorraine
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NEMIROFF, Robert (Edits), Julius Lester (Intro).
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Book Description Hardback. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 8vo. pp ix, 370. Original publisher's black cloth with brown papered boards, lettered gilt at the spine. Signed presentation from Lorraine Hansberry 's husband, Robert Nemiroff on front endpaper, 'For John Osborne, who helped to create the theatre for which Lorraine Hansberry wrote. Bob Nemiroff'. From the library of the playwright John Osborne (1929 - 1994) with a posthumous book label reading 'From The Library of the Hurst. The John Osborne Arvon Centre Shropshire.' The Hurst was his final residence - a large country house, now a cultural centre owned by the Arvon foundation, from whom this book was obtained. ISBN: 039446480x Very good+ in very good+ dust jacket; faint edgewear and very slight fading, otherwise a nice copy. Signedes. Seller Inventory # C7703

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