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  • Brown Girl, Brownstones

    By Paule Marshall

    Our Price: $6.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781558611498
    • Publisher: The Feminist Press at The City University of New York
    • Published: January 1996
    Selina Boyce, the daughter of immigrants from Barbados, becomes aware of her passions as she grows to womanhood in Brooklyn and experiences the conflict between two cultures
  • Brown Girl, Brownstones

    By Paule Marshall

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781558614987
    • Publisher: The Feminist Press at the City University of New York
    • Published: July 2006
    “Remarkable for its courage, its color and its natural control.”—The New Yorker“Unforgettable...written with pride and anger, with rebellion and tears.”—The Herald TribuneThis beloved coming-of-age story set in Brooklyn during the Depression and World War II follows the life of Selina Boyce, a daughter of Barbadians immigrants. Her mother craves the American Dream while her father longs for his island birthplace. The new foreword by contemporary Caribbean author Edwidge Danticat explores the novel's themes of identity, sexuality and values as well as Selina's struggle against the racism and poverty surrounding her.
  • Brown Girl, Brownstones

    By Paule Marshall

    Our Price: $11.65
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780486468327
    • Publisher: Dover Publications
    • Published: January 2009
    Hailed by the Saturday Review as 'passionate' and 'compelling' and by The New Yorker as 'remarkable for its courage,' this 1959 coming-of-age story centers on the daughter of Barbadian immigrants living in Brooklyn during the Depression and World War II. A precursor to feminist literature, this novel was written by and about an African-American woman.
  • Daughters

    By Paule Marshall

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780689121395
    • Publisher: Atheneum
    • Published: October 1991
    The story of a family that has ties both in New York and the Caribbean revolves around the introspective Ursa, who is starting a new life while sorting out her feelings about her past
  • Praisesong for the Widow

    By Paule Marshall

    Our Price: $14.40
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780452267114
    • Publisher: Plume
    • Published: October 1992
  • The Chosen Place, The Timeless People

    By Paule Marshall

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780394726335
    • Publisher: Vintage Contemporaries
    • Published: 1992
    The chosen place is Bourneville, a remote, devastated part of a Carirbbean island; the timeless people are its inhabitants-black, poor, inextricably linked to their past enslavement. The advance team for an ambitious American research project arrives, and the tense, ambivalent relationships that evolve-between natives and foreigners, blacks and whites, have and have-nots-keenly dramatize the vicissitudes of power.
  • The Fisher King

    By Paule Marshall

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780684869704
    • Publisher: Scribner
    • Published: October 2001
    In 1949, Sonny-Rett Payne, a jazz pianist, fled New York for Paris to escape both his family's disapproval of his music and the racism that shadowed his career. Now, decades later, his eight-year-old grandson is brought to Payne's old Brooklyn neighborhood to attent a memorial concert in his honor. The child's visit reveals the persistent family and community rivalries that drove his grandfather into exile. 224p.
  • Triangular Road: A Memoir

    By Paule Marshall

    Our Price: $19.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780465019229
    • Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS
    • Published: January 2010
    The author recounts her years as a young writer, paying tribute to the people and places that inspired her, and drawing parallels between the issues in her own life and those of her characters.

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