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- 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 2006; US$ 19.00
In her long-awaited fifth novel, acclaimed writer Marita Golden takes another unflinching look into the face of family, race, love and identity. For twelve years Carson Blake inhabited a world of his own creation. Scorned by the father who was incapable of showing him affection and nearly consumed by the mean streets of Prince George?s County, Maryland,... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 16.95
In It?s All Love , Black writers celebrate the complexity, power, danger, and glory of love in all its many forms: romantic, familial, communal, and sacred. Editor Marita Golden recounts the morning she woke up certain that she would meet her soul mate in ?My Own Happy Ending?; memoirist Reginald Dwayne Betts, in a piece he calls ?Learning the Name... more...
- 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
"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$ 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...
- Crown/Archetype 2003; US$ 32.00
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... 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...