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Add This - Gumbo

Written by E. Lynn HarrisAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by E. Lynn Harris and Marita GoldenAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Marita Golden

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 828 pages
  • Publisher: Broadway Books
  • On Sale: December 3, 2002
  • Price: $32.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-7679-1041-5 (0-7679-1041-9)
Also available as an eBook.
about this book

The 2003 Nonfiction Honor Book, presented by The Black Caucus of ALA

Not since Terry McMillan's Breaking Ice have so many African-American writers been brought together in one volume. Edited by Marita Golden and E. Lynn Harris, Gumbo brings together a broad spectrum of writers of new and previously published stories of love and luck, inspiration and violation, hip new worlds and hallowed heritage from over fifty pre-eminent names in fiction; voices such as John Edgar Wideman, Edwidge Danticat, Terry McMillan, both Golden and Harris themselves, and many more give Gumbo a variety of flavorful and unique writing.

"...this sprawling collection handily reflects the diversity and vibrancy of contemporary African-American fiction."—Publisher's Weekly

Proceeds from sales of the book benefit the Hurston/Wright Foundation of African-American fiction.