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Black-Eyed Susans and Midnight Birds

Black-Eyed Susans and Midnight Birds

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Edited by Mary Helen WashingtonAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Mary Helen Washington

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
  • Publisher: Anchor
  • On Sale: December 1, 1989
  • Price: $23.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-385-26015-2 (0-385-26015-6)
about this book

Combining two critically acclaimed short story collections, this volume contains 21 short stories, all published after 1960, by and about black women. Includes such authors as Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, Paule Marshall, Ntozake Shange and Gayl Jones.

Table of Contents

Re(Visions): Black Women Writers—Their Texts, Their Readers, Their Critics

Jean Wheeler Smith
Frankie Mae

Paulette Childress White
The Bird Cage

Toni Morrison

Paule Marshall

Gwendolyn Books
If You’re Light and Have Long Hair
At the Burns-Coopers’

Gayl Jones

Louise Meriwether
A Happening in Barbados

Alexis DeVaux
The Riddles of Egypt Brownstone
Remember Him a Outlaw

Frency Hodges
Requiem for Willie Lee

Sherely Anne Williams
Meditaions on History

Alice Walker
A Sudden Trip Home in the Spring
Everyday Use
Advancing Luna and Ida B. Wells

Ntozake Shange
comin to terms
aw, babee, you so pretty

Toni Cade Bambara