TITLE

Dorothy West: Her own renaissance

AUTHOR(S)
Steinberg, Sybil
PUB. DATE
July 1995
SOURCE
Publishers Weekly;7/3/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 27, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
Presents an interview with Dorothy West, the last surviving member of the Harlem Renaissance. Publication of second novel; Personal background; Reception for the novel; Work with Jackie Onassis.
ACCESSION #
9508032841

 

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