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Title Streetlights : illuminating tales of the urban Black experience / edited by DorisJean Austin and Martin Simmons.

Imprint New York : Penguin Books, 1996.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Short Stories    S STR    Available
Description xix, 515 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents Room 1023 / DorisJean Austin -- The rejected buppie / Amiri Baraka -- Red lipstick / Yolanda Barnes -- Polo / Carlyle Brown -- Goodbye Washington / Wayne Brown -- Playing the game / Bebe Moore Campbell -- The drill / Breena Clarke -- My father's son / Steven Corbin -- The ethical vegetarian / Alexis De Veaux -- Believe / Carla R. Du Pree -- The insiders / Louis Edwards -- Scotch and curry / Lolis Eric Elie -- Can you say my name? / Carolyn Ferrell --
Excerpt from De mojo blues / Arthur Flowers -- The quality of silence / Marita Golden -- I can't find my blackface / Howard Gordon -- Horses on a rooftop / Clymenza Hawkins -- Sixty years after Hiroshima, thirteen years after Rodney King / Safiya Henderson-Holmes -- The birthday present / Linda Susan Jackson -- Jumping ship / Kelvin Christopher James -- Excerpt from Kingdom of night / Herschel Lee Johnson -- West Wind / Jacqueline Joan Johnson -- The girl who raised pigeons / Edward P. Jones -- Savannah / Wendy Jones -- How I made love to a negro / Mina Kumar -- Lilly's hunger / Bridgette A. Lacy -- Annette Estime / Marie Helene LaForest -- The elixir / Leslie Nia Lewis -- Nzinga's treasure / Devorah Major -- Yellow rooms / Richelle A. McClain -- In sight of the killing / Garrett McDowell -- Oda rainbow / J. R. McKie -- Touching / Terry L. McMillan -- Innocens comes to cotton / Tom Mitchelson -- Firstborn / D. S. Modupe -- Excerpt from Beyond the limbo silence / Elizabeth Nunez -- When the revolution comes / Lindsay Patterson -- Raoul's silver song / Kalamu ya Salaam -- A real man / Esmeralda Santiago -- Four and twenty / Nan Saville -- Excerpt from Bayou Road street / Fatima Shaik -- Eye-hand coordination / Ntozake Shange -- Excerpt from Blood at the root / Martin Simmons -- You can't have greens without a neck bone / Ronald Strothers -- The river / Patrice E. Wagner -- One day, then another / Orlando Warren -- Crawdaddy / Dennis A. Williams -- Excerpt from Mothersill and the foxes / John A. Williams -- Betrayal / Leslie Woodard.
Subject City and town life -- United States -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Added Author Austin, Doris Jean.
Simmons, Martin, 1947-
ISBN 0140174710 (alk. paper) : $14.95

 
    
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