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Black on Black

Baby sister and selected writings

[1st ed.]

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Baby sister, a Black Greek tragedy.
Nine short stories: A Nigger. Tang. The night's for cryin'. Headwaiter. Pork chop paradise. Lunching at the Ritzmore. In the night. Heaven has changed. Cotton gonna kill me yet.
Four essays written during the Second World War: Now is the time! Here is the place! Zoot riots are race riots. If you're scared, go home! Negro martyrs are needed.
Eight short stories: All God's chillun got pride. Christmas gift. All he needs is feet. One more way to die. Black laughter. Da-Da-dee. Mama's missionary money. Prediction.

Edition Notes

Genre
Literary collections.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
813/.5/4
Library of Congress
PS3515.I713 B57

The Physical Object

Pagination
287 p.
Number of pages
287

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL5296268M
Internet Archive
blackonblackbaby00hime
ISBN 10
0385025262
LC Control Number
72076169
Library Thing
3937371
Goodreads
2068473
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