Coverart for item
The Resource Children of the night : the best short stories by Black writers, 1967 to the present, edited by Gloria Naylor

Children of the night : the best short stories by Black writers, 1967 to the present, edited by Gloria Naylor

Label
Children of the night : the best short stories by Black writers, 1967 to the present
Title
Children of the night
Title remainder
the best short stories by Black writers, 1967 to the present
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gloria Naylor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of contemporary short works combines the writings of such noted African American authors as Maya Angelou, Jamaica Kincaid, Terry McMillan, and Alice Walker
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.018896073
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS647.A35
LC item number
C5 1995
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Naylor, Gloria
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Short stories, American
  • African Americans
  • American fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Children of the night : the best short stories by Black writers, 1967 to the present, edited by Gloria Naylor
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
The tale of Gorgik / Samuel Delaney -- Meditations on history / Sherley Anne Williams -- Damballah / John Edgar Wideman -- Louisiana: 1850 / Jewelle Gomez -- Remember him a outlaw / Alexis DeVeaux -- Mother / Andrea Lee -- Long distances / Jewell Parker Rhodes -- After dreaming of President Johnson / Howard Gordon -- Neighbors / Diane Oliver -- The witness / Ann Petry -- Steady going up / Maya Angelou -- The lesson / Toni Cade Bambara -- Kiswana Browne / Gloria Naylor -- Second-hand man / Rita Dove -- Crusader Rabbit / Jess Mowry -- Silences / Helen Elaine Lee -- Proper library / Carolyn Ferrell -- Diary of an African nun / Alice Walker -- In a house of wooden monkeys / Shay Youngblood -- Young Reverend Zelma Lee Moses / Joyce Carol Thomas -- Tell me how long the train's been gone / James Baldwin -- By the way of morning fire / Michael Weaver -- China / Charles Johnson -- Blackness / Jamaica Kincaid -- Lost in the city / Edward P. Jones -- Run, mourner, run / Randall Kenan -- Blues for Little Prez / Sam Greenlee -- Ma'Dear / Terry McMillan -- Transaction / Kelvin Christopher James -- A loaf of bread / James Alan McPherson -- Backwacking, a plea to the senator / Ralph Ellison -- The woman who would eat flowers / Colleen McElroy -- And love them? / Thomas Glave -- An area in the cerebral hemisphere / Clarence Major -- Oh she gotta head fulla hair / Ntozake Shange -- That place / Carolivia Herron -- New York day women / Edwidge Danticat
Control code
95016356
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xx, 569 pages
Isbn
9780316599269
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
95016356
System control number
(OCoLC)32429812
Label
Children of the night : the best short stories by Black writers, 1967 to the present, edited by Gloria Naylor
Publication
Contents
The tale of Gorgik / Samuel Delaney -- Meditations on history / Sherley Anne Williams -- Damballah / John Edgar Wideman -- Louisiana: 1850 / Jewelle Gomez -- Remember him a outlaw / Alexis DeVeaux -- Mother / Andrea Lee -- Long distances / Jewell Parker Rhodes -- After dreaming of President Johnson / Howard Gordon -- Neighbors / Diane Oliver -- The witness / Ann Petry -- Steady going up / Maya Angelou -- The lesson / Toni Cade Bambara -- Kiswana Browne / Gloria Naylor -- Second-hand man / Rita Dove -- Crusader Rabbit / Jess Mowry -- Silences / Helen Elaine Lee -- Proper library / Carolyn Ferrell -- Diary of an African nun / Alice Walker -- In a house of wooden monkeys / Shay Youngblood -- Young Reverend Zelma Lee Moses / Joyce Carol Thomas -- Tell me how long the train's been gone / James Baldwin -- By the way of morning fire / Michael Weaver -- China / Charles Johnson -- Blackness / Jamaica Kincaid -- Lost in the city / Edward P. Jones -- Run, mourner, run / Randall Kenan -- Blues for Little Prez / Sam Greenlee -- Ma'Dear / Terry McMillan -- Transaction / Kelvin Christopher James -- A loaf of bread / James Alan McPherson -- Backwacking, a plea to the senator / Ralph Ellison -- The woman who would eat flowers / Colleen McElroy -- And love them? / Thomas Glave -- An area in the cerebral hemisphere / Clarence Major -- Oh she gotta head fulla hair / Ntozake Shange -- That place / Carolivia Herron -- New York day women / Edwidge Danticat
Control code
95016356
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xx, 569 pages
Isbn
9780316599269
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
95016356
System control number
(OCoLC)32429812

Library Locations

    • Garland Central LibraryBorrow it
      625 Austin Street, Garland, TX, 75040, US
      32.914888 -96.638676
Processing Feedback ...