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African American Biography

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African American Biography

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1 Angelou, Maya WOULDN'T TAKE NOTHING FOR MY JOURNEY NOW
New York Random House 1993 0679427430 / 9780679427438 Eighth Printing Hardcover 
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; 141 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
HORNES An American Family, Buckley, Gail Lumet
2 Buckley, Gail Lumet HORNES An American Family
New York Alfred A Knopf 1986 0394513061 / 9780394513065 Book Club Edition; Second Printing Hardcover 
Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. DJ has light soiling ; The history of the Black bourgeoisie is the broader background of this lively family memoir that traces the history of the distinguished Horne family of Brooklyn, whose members included a member of FDR's cabinet and the author's mother, Lena Horne; B&W Illustrations; 262 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
3 Campbell, Bebe Moore SWEET SUMMER Growing Up with and Without My Dad
New York NY G. P. Putnam's Sons 1989 0399134158 / 9780399134159 First Edition Hardcover 
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
4 Ewers, Carolyn LONG JOURNEY The Biography of Sidney Poitier
New York NY Signet 1969 045106495X / 9780451064950 Paperback Illustrated by Black and White Photos 
Very Good with no dust jacket; Owners name in front cover 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
5 Graham, Shirley THERE WAS ONCE A SLAVE The Heroic Story of Frederick Douglass
New York NY Julian Messner 1947 Hardcover 
Good+ with no dust jacket; Spine cracked, edges and spine bumped; Spine has pinpricks in it, inside page is beginning to yellow 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
6 Griffin, John Howard BLACK LIKE ME
New York Signet 1964 0451144708 / 9780451144706 Fifteenth Printing Paperback 
Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges. Creases in cover. Spine worn ; Mass Market PB; 157 pages 
Price: 6.00 USD
 
 
NATIONAL REGISTER Pertinent Facts about Colored Americans, Johnson, T. J.
7 Johnson, T. J. NATIONAL REGISTER Pertinent Facts about Colored Americans
Louisville, KY Register Publications 1952 First Edition Hardcover 
Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; 632 pages 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
PEOPLE WHO LED TO MY PLAYS, Kennedy, Adrienne
8 Kennedy, Adrienne PEOPLE WHO LED TO MY PLAYS
New York NY Alfred A. Knopf 1987 0394556607 / 9780394556604 First Edition Hardcover 
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; In this scrapbook of words, pictures, and memories, an award-winning playwright tells what it was like to be a young Black girl in the 1940s, aspiring to be a writer.; B&W Photographs; 125 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
I'VE KNOWN RIVERS Lives of Loss and Liberation, Lawrence-Lightfoot, Sara
9 Lawrence-Lightfoot, Sara I'VE KNOWN RIVERS Lives of Loss and Liberation
Reading, MA Addison Wesley 1994 0201581205 / 9780201581201 First Edition Hardcover 
Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; Edgewear. Exlibrary with markings. ; A narrative of six different lives combines the interviews and dialogues of people experiencing change, scrutinizing their lives, reflecting on the consequences of their decisions, and preparing for the future.; Ex-Library; 653 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
BLACK AMERICAN WRITERS A Biographical and Bibliographical Dictionary Volume 1 A-I, Rush, Theressa Gubbels
10 Rush, Theressa Gubbels BLACK AMERICAN WRITERS A Biographical and Bibliographical Dictionary Volume 1 A-I
Metuchen, NJ Scarecrow Press 1975 Hardcover 
Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Volume one only. White mark on spine; B&W Illustrations; 410 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
11 Slack, Kenneth MARTIN LUTHER KING
Naperville, IL S C M Book Club 1970 0840121989 / 9780840121981 Softcover 
Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; Trade PB; 121 pages 
Price: 6.00 USD
 
 
12 Wright, Richard BLACK BOY A Record of Childhood and Youth
New York NY Harper & Row 1966 Twenty-First Printing Paperback 
Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Front endpaper has small piece cut out of top edge. Previous owner wrote English on front endpaper. ; Mass Market PB; 288 pages 
Price: 6.00 USD
 


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