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The blacker the berry--: A Novel of Negro Life: A Library of America eBook Classic

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Emma Lou Morgan's skin is black. So black that it's a source of shame to her not only among the largely white community of her hometown of Boise, Idaho, but also among her lighter-skinned family and friends. Seeking a community where she will be accepted, she leaves home at age eighteen, traveling first to Los Angeles and then to New York City, where in the Harlem of the 1920s she finds a vibrant scene of nightclubs and dance halls and parties and love affairs . . . and, still, rejection by her own race. One of the most widely read and controversial works of the Harlem Renaissance, and the first novel to openly address prejudice among black Americans, The Blacker the Berry . . . is a book of undiminished power about the invidious role of skin color in American society. 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.
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9780684815800
9780486120126
040400217
9781598535761
068481580
9780613377195
9780143131878
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MG
Level 7.4, 9 Points
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1070L
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The Blacker the Berry A Novel of Negro Life: A Library of America eBook Classic
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The blacker the berry-- / Wallace Thurman ; with an introduction by Shirlee Taylor Haizlip
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African American women
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Psychological fiction, American