The Blacker The Berry

by Wallace Thurman

The Blacker The Berry

  • ISBN-13: 9781874509134
  • Author(s): Wallace Thurman
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)|modern fiction
  • Publisher: The X Press
  • Imprint: The X Press
  • Publication Date: 17-11-1994
  • Format: p/b

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The harsh realities of growing up black in 1930s America are the themes of this novel which centres around a young schoolgirl in her formative years. As her time to leave school approaches, she starts to realise that her opportunities in life will be dictated more by the colour of her skin than by her ability as a student. An engaging and poignant novel by one of the leading literary figures of the Harlem Renaissance.
About the book

The harsh realities of growing up black in 1930s America are the themes of this novel which centres around a young schoolgirl in her formative years. As her time to leave school approaches, she starts to realise that her opportunities in life will be dictated more by the colour of her skin than by her ability as a student. An engaging and poignant novel by one of the leading literary figures of the Harlem Renaissance.