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The street. [ebook]

Subjects: African American women -- Fiction; Mothers and sons -- Fiction; Mother-son relationship -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: Reprint of a 1946 novel, based upon the true story of Lutie Johnson, a young African-American woman who struggled to live and raise her son ...

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Quicksand & Passing. [ebook]

Subjects: African Americans -- Fiction; African American women -- Fiction; Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- FictionCopenhagen (Denmark) -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: The novels' greatest appeal and achievement, however, is not sociological, but psychological. As noted in the editor's comprehensive introduction, Larsen takes the theme of ...

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Go tell it on the mountain.

Subjects: Christian sects -- Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- FictionHarlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: Describes a day in the life of several members of a Harlem fundamentalist church. The saga of three generations of ...

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The stars beneath our feet.

Subjects: Brothers -- Death -- Juvenile fiction; Gangs -- Juvenile fiction; Brothers -- Death -- FictionHarlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction; Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: "A boy tries to steer a safe path through the projects in Harlem in the wake of his brother's death"...

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The poet X.

Subjects: Poets -- Fiction; Novels in verseHarlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, she ...

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What they found : love on 145th street.

Subjects: Family life -- Fiction; Beauty shops -- Fiction; African Americans -- FictionHarlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: Fifteen interrelated stories explore different aspects of love, including a dying father's determination to help start a family business--a beauty salon--and the relationship of ...

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Rucker Park setup.

Subjects: Basketball -- Fiction; Conduct of life -- Fiction; Friendship -- FictionHarlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: While playing in a crucial basketball game on the very court where his best friend was murdered, Mackey tries to come to terms with ...

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Street love.

Subjects: African Americans -- Fiction; Romance fiction; Love storiesHarlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: This story told in free verse is set against a background of street gangs and poverty in Harlem in which ...

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Harlem Hustle.

Subjects: African Americans -- Fiction; Rap music -- FictionHarlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: Eric "Hustle" Samson, a smart and street-wise seventeen-year-old dropout from Harlem, aspires to rap stardom, a dream he naively believes ...

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The twelfth card : a Lincoln Rhyme novel.

Subjects: Rhyme, Lincoln (Fictitious character) -- Fiction; Police -- New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction; African American youth -- FictionHarlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: Quadriplegic detective Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs find themselves on a cat-and-mouse chase through the streets of uptown Manhattan as they try to outguess ...

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