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Cry, the Beloved Country

By: Alan Paton

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Scribner: September 2003

Seller ID: 28246


Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear. Let him not love the earth too deeply. Let him not laugh too gladly when the water runs through his fingers, nor stand too silent when the setting sun makes red the veld with fire. Let him not be too moved when the birds of his land are singing, nor give too much of his heart to a mountain or valley. For fear will rob him of all if he gives too much." The most famous and important novel ... View more info

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Roots: The Saga of an American Family (Modern Classics)

By: Alex Haley

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Wings: September 2000

Edition: 2000

Seller ID: 28890


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My Folks Dont Want Me to Talk About Slavery

By: BELINDA HURMENCE

Price: $3.00

Publisher: John F Blair Pub: August 1984

Seller ID: 31239


The idea of interviewing slaves about their experiences dates to the 1760s, when abolitionists first began to publish slave narratives as a way to educate the public to the horrors of slavery. From 1929 to 1932, the social sciences department at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, sponsored a project to gather more interviews. In 1934, one of the Fisk project workers suggested the federal government hire unemployed white-collar blacks to undertake similar projects i... View more info

The Black American Experience

By: Frances S. Freedman

Price: $2.00

Publisher: A Bantam Pathfinder Edition: January 1970

Seller ID: 31242


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The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother

By: James McBride

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Riverhead Trade: February 1997

Seller ID: 44929


The phenomenal New York Times bestseller for over 100 weeks is an unforgettable memoir of McBride's mother and his interracial family. View more info