The Resource Mending the world : stories of family by contemporary Black writers, edited by Rosemarie Robotham

Mending the world : stories of family by contemporary Black writers, edited by Rosemarie Robotham

Label
Mending the world : stories of family by contemporary Black writers
Title
Mending the world
Title remainder
stories of family by contemporary Black writers
Statement of responsibility
edited by Rosemarie Robotham
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A celebration of modern black family life, featuring fiction, memoir, and poetry, by African American authors both new and renowned
Cataloging source
FNN
Dewey number
810.8035204
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PS647.A35
  • PN56.F3
LC item number
  • M46 2003
  • .M46 2003
Literary form
short stories
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Robotham, Rosemarie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • African American families
  • African Americans
  • Families, Black
  • Domestic fiction, American
  • African American families
  • African Americans
  • American fiction
  • Domestic fiction, American
  • Families, Black
  • Erzählung
  • Familie (Motiv)
  • Schwarze
  • USA
Label
Mending the world : stories of family by contemporary Black writers, edited by Rosemarie Robotham
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-290)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface: Great expectations / Maya Angelou -- Foreword: Reflections on family / Pearl Cleage -- Introduction: Making up the truth / Rosemarie Robotham -- First light. Rachel / Tina McElroy Ansa ; The circling hand / Jamaica Kincaid ; The driving lesson / Gerald Early ; Holy Cross Hospital / Toi Derricotte ; Bright Thursdays / Olive Senior ; The myth of music / Rachel M. Harper -- Myth making. Ocean / Shay Youngblood ; The book of the dead / Edwidge Danticat ; Show business / Martha Southgate ; A son in shadow / Fred D'Aguiar ; On earth / Jacqueline Woodson ; Three sonnets for Mister Kent / Kendel Hippolyte -- The shifting self. The drill / Breena Clarke ; Dear Aunt Nanadine / Alexis De Veaux ; Who shot Johnny? / Debra Dickerson ; Going home / Janus Adams ; My daughter, once removed / William Jelani Cobb ; The feather / April Reynolds -- A taste of Eden. Sleeper's wake / Paule Marshall ; Aunt Delia / Valerie Wilson Wesley ; Uncle Raymond / Nelson Eubanks ; Brothers and sisters around the world / Andrea Lee ; China / Charles Johnson ; Will & testament / Malaika Adero -- Mending the world. Momma / Paulette Childress White ; Daddy / James McBride ; Counting breaths / Rosemarie Robotham ; The two of us / Alice Walker ; The good daughter / Rebecca Walker ; The box
  • / Diane McKinney-Whetstone -- Permissions -- Bibliography -- Biographical notes
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 290 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035711497
Label
Mending the world : stories of family by contemporary Black writers, edited by Rosemarie Robotham
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-290)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface: Great expectations / Maya Angelou -- Foreword: Reflections on family / Pearl Cleage -- Introduction: Making up the truth / Rosemarie Robotham -- First light. Rachel / Tina McElroy Ansa ; The circling hand / Jamaica Kincaid ; The driving lesson / Gerald Early ; Holy Cross Hospital / Toi Derricotte ; Bright Thursdays / Olive Senior ; The myth of music / Rachel M. Harper -- Myth making. Ocean / Shay Youngblood ; The book of the dead / Edwidge Danticat ; Show business / Martha Southgate ; A son in shadow / Fred D'Aguiar ; On earth / Jacqueline Woodson ; Three sonnets for Mister Kent / Kendel Hippolyte -- The shifting self. The drill / Breena Clarke ; Dear Aunt Nanadine / Alexis De Veaux ; Who shot Johnny? / Debra Dickerson ; Going home / Janus Adams ; My daughter, once removed / William Jelani Cobb ; The feather / April Reynolds -- A taste of Eden. Sleeper's wake / Paule Marshall ; Aunt Delia / Valerie Wilson Wesley ; Uncle Raymond / Nelson Eubanks ; Brothers and sisters around the world / Andrea Lee ; China / Charles Johnson ; Will & testament / Malaika Adero -- Mending the world. Momma / Paulette Childress White ; Daddy / James McBride ; Counting breaths / Rosemarie Robotham ; The two of us / Alice Walker ; The good daughter / Rebecca Walker ; The box
  • / Diane McKinney-Whetstone -- Permissions -- Bibliography -- Biographical notes
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 290 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035711497

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