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Gumbo: A Celebration of African American Writing 2 editions

Cover of: Gumbo | E. Lynn Harris
About the Book

A literary rent party to benefit the Hurston/Wright Foundation of African-American fiction, with selections to savor from bestselling authors as well as talented rising stars.Not since Terry McMillan's Breaking Ice have so many African-American writers been brought together in one volume. A stellar collection of works from more than fifty hot names in fiction, Gumbo represents remarkable synergy. Edited by bestselling luminaries Marita Golden and E. Lynn Harris, this collection spans new and previously published tales of love and luck, inspiration and violation, hip new worlds and hallowed heritage from voices such as:- Edwidge Danticat- Eric Jerome Dickey- Kenji Jasper- John Edgar Wideman- Terry McMillan- David Anthony Durham- Bertice Berry...and many, many moreAlso featuring original stories by Golden and Harris themselves, Gumbo heralds the debut of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards for Published Black Writers (scheduled for October 2002), and all advances and royalties from the book will support the Hurston/Wright Foundation. Combining authors with a variety of flavorful writing, Gumbo will have readers clamoring for second helpings.From the Trade Paperback edition.

2 editions First published in 2002

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Cover of: Gumbo
2003, Broadway Books
E-book in English
Cover of: Gumbo
December 3, 2002, Harlem Moon
Paperback in English - 1 edition

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