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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
?Don?t play in the sun. You?re going to have to get a light-skinned husband for the sake of your children as it is.? In these words from her mother, novelist and memoirist Marita Golden learned as a girl that she was the wrong color. Her mother had absorbed ?colorism? without thinking about it. But, as Golden shows in this provocative book, biases... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
Distinguished author and television executive Marita Golden writes movingly about her life -- first as a black activist in the sixties in her hometown Washington, D.C., then as a journalism student in New York. In those turbulent years, she gained a profound understanding of what it means to be black in America. While studying in America, she met Femi,... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 14.99
Critically acclaimed Black writers reveal how books have shaped their personal lives?in often unexpected ways. In these thirteen strikingly candid interviews, bestselling authors, winners of the Pulitzer Prize, and writers picked by Oprah?s Book Club discuss how the acts of reading and writing have deeply affected their lives by expanding the conceptual... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
When Marita Golden decided to write her personal account of the challenges of raising a black son in today's world, she didn't intend to write more than her own faily's story. But through the story of raising her son against the backdrop of a racially divided society, Golden discovered she was also confronted the causes of the violence that surrounds... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 13.00
A Miracle Everyday takes an illuminating and intimate look at flourishing single-mother families. Single motherhood and the children of single mothers have been the subject of overwhelmingly negative statistical analysis. But, asks Marita Golden, where are the studies that analyze the strengths of single mothers, the positive adaptive skills learned... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 13.98
"An engaging saga of unconditional friendship, love, and foregiveness...Golden's style is modern, refreshing and accurately captures a slice of African-American life." ST. PETERSBURG TIMES In the exciting, yet frightening days of Freedom Summer in 1963, two very different African-American women meet, each to discover in the other an elegant completion... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 11.96
Candid, poignant, provocative, and informative, the essays and stories in Skin Deep explore a wide spectrum of racial issues between black and white women, from self-identity and competition to childrearing and friendship. Eudora Welty contributes a bittersweet story of a one-hundred-year-old black woman whose spirit is as determined and strong as... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95
This volume brings together the complete fiction of the author of Passing and Quicksand , one of the most gifted writers of the Harlem Renaissance. Throughout her short but brilliant literary career, Nella Larsen wrote piercing dramas about the black middle class that featured sensitive, spirited heroines struggling to find a place where they belonged.... more...