The best short stories by Negro writers; an anthology from 1899 to the present.

By: Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 [ed.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston, Little, Brown [1967]Edition: [1st ed.]Description: xvii, 508 p. 22 cmSubject(s): African Americans -- Fiction | Short stories, American | American fiction -- African American authorsDDC classification: 813.08 LOC classification: PZ1.H849 | BePS647.S5 | F67
Contents:
The sheriff's children / Charles W. Chesnutt -- The scapegoat / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Fern / Jean Toomer -- Miss Cynthie / Rudolph Fisher -- The wharf rats / Eric Walrond -- A summer tragedy / Arna Bontemps -- Thank you, ma'am / Langston Hughes -- The gilded six-bits / Zora Neale Hurston -- The revolt of the evil fairies / Ted Poston -- Almos' a man / Richard Wright -- Marihuana and a pistol / Chester B. Himes -- The beach umbrella / Cyrus Colter -- The richer, the poorer / Dorothy West -- The almost white boy / Willard Motley -- Afternoon into night / Katherine Dunham -- Flying home / Ralph Ellison -- Come home early, Chile / Owen Dodson -- Santa Claus in a white man / John Henrik Clark -- The stick up / John Oliver Killens -- Health card / Frank Yerby -- We're the only colored people here / Gwendolyn Brooks -- The pocketbook game / Alice Childress -- The checkerboard / Alston Anderson -- This morning, this evening, so soon / James Baldwin -- See how they run / Mary Elizabeth Vroman -- The blues begins / Sylvester Leaks -- Son in the afternoon / John A. Williams -- Singing Dinah's song / Frank London Brown -- Duel with the clock / Junius Edwards -- Barbados / Paule Marshall -- The day the world almost came to an end / Pearl Crayton -- An interesting social study / Kristin Hunter -- A new day / Charles Wright -- Quietus / Charlie Russell -- Mother to son / Conrad Kent Rivers -- A long day in November / Ernest J. Gaines -- Miss Luhester gives a party / Ronald Fair -- The death of Tommy Grimes / R.J. Meaddough III -- Old blues singers never die / Clifford Vincent Johnson -- The only man on Liberty Street / William Melvin Kelley -- Beautiful light and black our dreams / Woodie King, Jr. -- Red bonnet / Lindsay Patterson -- The burglar / Lebert Bethune -- Junkie-Joe had some money / Ronald Milner -- Direct action / Mike Thelwell -- The engagement party / Robert Boles -- To hell with dying / Alice Walker.
Summary: A collection of 47 stories, 14 of which are published for the first time in this volume. Among the authors represented are Charles W. Chesnutt; Paul Laurence Dunbar; Zora Neale Hurston; Richard Wright; Willard Motley; Ralph Ellison; Frank Yerby; James Baldwin; Ronald Milner; Robert Boles; Alice Walker.
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The sheriff's children / Charles W. Chesnutt -- The scapegoat / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Fern / Jean Toomer -- Miss Cynthie / Rudolph Fisher -- The wharf rats / Eric Walrond -- A summer tragedy / Arna Bontemps -- Thank you, ma'am / Langston Hughes -- The gilded six-bits / Zora Neale Hurston -- The revolt of the evil fairies / Ted Poston -- Almos' a man / Richard Wright -- Marihuana and a pistol / Chester B. Himes -- The beach umbrella / Cyrus Colter -- The richer, the poorer / Dorothy West -- The almost white boy / Willard Motley -- Afternoon into night / Katherine Dunham -- Flying home / Ralph Ellison -- Come home early, Chile / Owen Dodson -- Santa Claus in a white man / John Henrik Clark -- The stick up / John Oliver Killens -- Health card / Frank Yerby -- We're the only colored people here / Gwendolyn Brooks -- The pocketbook game / Alice Childress -- The checkerboard / Alston Anderson -- This morning, this evening, so soon / James Baldwin -- See how they run / Mary Elizabeth Vroman -- The blues begins / Sylvester Leaks -- Son in the afternoon / John A. Williams -- Singing Dinah's song / Frank London Brown -- Duel with the clock / Junius Edwards -- Barbados / Paule Marshall -- The day the world almost came to an end / Pearl Crayton -- An interesting social study / Kristin Hunter -- A new day / Charles Wright -- Quietus / Charlie Russell -- Mother to son / Conrad Kent Rivers -- A long day in November / Ernest J. Gaines -- Miss Luhester gives a party / Ronald Fair -- The death of Tommy Grimes / R.J. Meaddough III -- Old blues singers never die / Clifford Vincent Johnson -- The only man on Liberty Street / William Melvin Kelley -- Beautiful light and black our dreams / Woodie King, Jr. -- Red bonnet / Lindsay Patterson -- The burglar / Lebert Bethune -- Junkie-Joe had some money / Ronald Milner -- Direct action / Mike Thelwell -- The engagement party / Robert Boles -- To hell with dying / Alice Walker.

A collection of 47 stories, 14 of which are published for the first time in this volume. Among the authors represented are Charles W. Chesnutt; Paul Laurence Dunbar; Zora Neale Hurston; Richard Wright; Willard Motley; Ralph Ellison; Frank Yerby; James Baldwin; Ronald Milner; Robert Boles; Alice Walker.

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