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Harlem Glory: A Fragment of Aframerican Life

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Written in the late 1940s but unpublished till now, this superb portrayal of Black life during the Great Depression and the New Deal is virtually a sequel to the classic Home to Harlem. Mckay's vivid, warm evocations of the omnipresent numbers racket, all-night jazz parties and the whole exuberant and cacophonous clash of social movements and ideologies - Black nationalism and industrial unionism as well as incipient Muslim and other heterodox religious formations - provide the context for a fast-paced narrative of love, ...

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Harlem Glory: A Fragment of Aframerican Life
2007, Charles Kerr, Chicago, Ill

ISBN-13: 9780882861630

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