To Be Young, Gifted and Black
by Lorraine Hansberry and James Baldwin


Overview - This is the story of a young woman born in Chicago who came to New York, won fame with her play, "A Raisin in the Sun"--and went on to new heights of artistry before her tragic death. In turns angry, loving, bitter, laughing, and defiantly proud, the story, voice, and message are all Lorraine Hansberry's own, coming together in one of the major works of the black experience in mid-century America.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This is the story of a young woman born in Chicago who came to New York, won fame with her play, "A Raisin in the Sun"--and went on to new heights of artistry before her tragic death. In turns angry, loving, bitter, laughing, and defiantly proud, the story, voice, and message are all Lorraine Hansberry's own, coming together in one of the major works of the black experience in mid-century America.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780451531780
  • ISBN-10: 0451531787
  • Publisher: Signet Book
  • Publish Date: January 2011
  • Page Count: 271
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 6.8 x 4.1 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds

Series: Signet Classics

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