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Children of the Night: The Best Short Stories by Black Writers, 1967 to the Present

edited by Gloria Naylor
Format
Book
Published
Boston : Little, Brown and Co., 1995.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
ISBN
0316599263 (hc)
Contents
  • Tale of Gorgik / Samuel Delaney
  • Meditations on history / Sherley Anne Williams
  • Damballah / John Edgar Wideman
  • Louisiana: 1850 / Jewelle Gomez
  • Remember him a outlaw / Alexis DeVeaux
  • Mother / Andrea Lee
  • Long distances / Jewell Parker Rhodes
  • After dreaming of President Johnson / Howard Gordon
  • Neighbors / Diane Oliver
  • Witness / Ann Petry
  • Steady going up / Maya Angelou
  • Lesson / Toni Cade Bambara
  • Kiswana Browne / Gloria Naylor
  • Second-hand man / Rita Dove
  • Crusader Rabbit / Jess Mowry
  • Silences / Helen Elaine Lee
  • Proper library / Carolyn Ferrell
  • Diary of an African nun / Alice Walker
  • In a house of wooden monkeys / Shay Youngblood
  • Young Reverend Zelma Lee Moses / Joyce Carol Thomas
  • Tell me how long the train's been gone / James Baldwin
  • By the way of morning fire / Michael Weaver
  • China / Charles Johnson
  • Blackness / Jamaica Kincaid
  • Lost in the city / Edward P. Jones
  • Run, mourner, run / Randall Kenan
  • Blues for Little Prez / Sam Greenlee
  • Ma'Dear / Terry McMillan
  • Transaction / Kelvin Christopher James
  • A loaf of bread / James Alan McPherson
  • Backwacking, a plea to the senator / Ralph Ellison
  • Woman who would eat flowers / Colleen McElroy
  • And love them? / Thonmas Glave
  • An area in the cerebral hemisphere / Clarence Major
  • Oh she gotta head fulla hair / Ntozake Shange
  • That place / Carolivia Herron
  • New York day women / Edwidge Danticat.
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xx, 566 p. ; 24 cm.
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