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Daddy Was a Number Runner
by Louise Meriwether and James Baldwin


Overview - This beloved modern classic documents the lives and hardships of an African American family living in Depression-era Harlem. While 12-year-old Francie Coffin's world and family threaten to fall apart, this remarkable young heroine must call upon her own wit and endurance to survive amidst the treacheries of racism and sexism, poverty and violence.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This beloved modern classic documents the lives and hardships of an African American family living in Depression-era Harlem. While 12-year-old Francie Coffin's world and family threaten to fall apart, this remarkable young heroine must call upon her own wit and endurance to survive amidst the treacheries of racism and sexism, poverty and violence.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781558614420
  • ISBN-10: 1558614427
  • Publisher: Feminist Press
  • Publish Date: October 2002
  • Page Count: 240

Series: Contemporary Classics by Women

Related Categories

Books > Fiction > General
Books > Social Science > Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Books > Literary Criticism > Women Authors

 
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