TITLE

African-American Read-In 2004

PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Literary Cavalcade;Feb2004, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on African literature. The book "Fallen Angels," written by Walter Dean Myers is set during the Vietnam War and asks provocative questions about race, war and friendship. The book "Breath, Eyes, Memory," written by Edwidge Danticat is about twelve-year-old girl Sophie Caco who leaves Haiti for America. There she is reunited with her mother, whom she barely knows, navigates an alien culture, and creates a new life. "The Color Purple," written by Alice walker is a novel told in the form of letters between fictitious character Nettie, a missionary in Africa and fictitious character Celie, a Southern American woman married to a man she hates.
ACCESSION #
11928051

 

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