Looby Branch Library is closed September 17-27, 2019. Holds will be available for pick up at North Branch Library.

Not without laughter

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
Although best known as a poet and pioneer of the Harlem Renaissance movement, Langston Hughes proves himself one of modern literature's most revered and versatile African-American authors with Not Without Laughter, a powerful classic novel. This is a moving portrait of African-American family life in 1930s Kansas, following young Sandy Rogers as he comes of age. Sandy's mother, Annjee, works as a housekeeper for a rich white family, while his father, traverses the country in search of work. Not Without Laughter is a moving examination of growing up in a racially divided society. A rich and important work, Hughes deftly echoes the black American experience with this novel.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780143131861
9780307873750
9781598535969
159853596
Lexile measure:
1000L
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID c52f63dd-da46-45a7-bd2f-aa9e8f3ca46d
Grouping Title not without laughter
Grouping Author hughes langston
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-09-16 23:14:59PM
Last Indexed 2019-09-16 23:47:05PM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Flournoy, Angela,
author Langston Hughes
author2-role Flournoy, Angela,writer of introduction.
author_display Hughes, Langston
available_at_catalog Edmondson Pike
Edmondson Pike Kids
collection_catalog Fiction
detailed_location_catalog Edmondson Pike - Adult Fiction
Green Hills - Adult Fiction
Main Library - Adult Fiction
display_description Our greatest African American poet's award-winning first novel, about a black boy's coming-of-age in a largely-white Kansas town When first published in 1930, Not Without Laughter established Langston Hughes as not only a brilliant poet and leading light of the Harlem Renaissance but also a gifted novelist. In telling the story of Sandy Rogers, a young African American boy in small-town Kansas, and of his family--his mother, Annjee, a housekeeper for a wealthy white family; his irresponsible father, Jimboy, who plays the guitar and travels the country in search of employment; his strong-willed grandmother Hager, who clings to her faith; his Aunt Tempy, who marries a rich man; and his Aunt Harriet, who struggles to make it as a blues singer--Hughes gives the longings and lineaments of black life in the early twentieth century an important place in the history of racially divided America. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,800 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
format_catalog Book
eBook
format_category_catalog Books
eBook
id c52f63dd-da46-45a7-bd2f-aa9e8f3ca46d
isbn 159853596
9780143131861
9780307873750
9781598535969
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
overdrive:9dbe1bee-ac86-4684-bbbc-74ba119f564c -1 Online OverDrive Collection Online OverDrive eBook eBook 1 false true OverDrive Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read Available Online
ils:CARL0000713231 35192050390958 Edmondson Pike - Adult Fiction Fiction Hughes 1 false false On Shelf EP
ils:CARL0000713231 35192050390966 Green Hills - Adult Fiction Fiction Hughes 1 false false In Transit GH
ils:CARL0000713231 35192050390974 Main Library - Adult Fiction Fiction Hughes 1 false false Checked Out MN
MackinVIA:MLM06405486 MLM06405486 MackinVIA Online MackinVIA eBook eBook 1 false true MackinVIA http://NASHVILLE.mackinvia.com/6405486 Available Online MackinVIA
itype_catalog
Book
last_indexed 2019-09-17T04:47:05.948Z
lexile_score 1000
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
Poetry
local_callnumber_catalog Fiction Hughes
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Edmondson Pike
Edmondson Pike Kids
Green Hills
Green Hills Kids
Main Kids
Main Library
primary_isbn 9780143131861
publishDate 2011
2018
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
overdrive:9dbe1bee-ac86-4684-bbbc-74ba119f564c eBook eBook English Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011
ils:CARL0000713231 Book Books English Penguin Books, 2018. xvii, 231 pages ; 20 cm.
MackinVIA:MLM06405486 eBook eBook English Library of America, [2018] 1 online resource.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:9dbe1bee-ac86-4684-bbbc-74ba119f564c -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000713231 35192050390958 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000713231 35192050390966 In Transit In Transit false false true false false true
ils:CARL0000713231 35192050390974 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true
series Library of America e-book classic
Penguin classics
series_with_volume Library of America e-book classic|
Penguin classics|
subject_facet African American boys -- Fiction
Bildungsromans
City and town life -- Fiction
Domestic fiction
Electronic books
Kansas -- Fiction
title_display Not without laughter
title_full Not Without Laughter
Not without laughter / Langston Hughes ; Rafia Zafar, editor
Not without laughter / Langston Hughes ; introduction by Angela Flournoy
title_short Not without laughter
title_sub
topic_facet African American boys
City and town life
Fiction
Literature
Poetry