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Dreams from My Father
Dreams from My Father
Written by Barack Obama, Read by Barack Obama
Format: Abridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739321003
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Dreams from My Father
A Story of Race and Inheritance
Written by Barack Obama
Read by Barack Obama


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: May 3, 2005
Price: $25.95

Includes the senator's speech from the 2004 Democratic National Convention!

In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that... Read more >
Trip Wire
Trip Wire
Written by Charlotte Carter
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345447692
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Trip Wire
A Cook County Mystery
Written by Charlotte Carter


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: March 29, 2005
Price: $12.95

Of Jackson Park, the first Cook County mystery featuring an unconventional trio of sleuths, Margo Jefferson of The New York Times said, “Charlotte Carter blends street savvy with wry urbanity and delivers a truly modern big-city crime tale.” Now Carter returns with another suspenseful novel that brings the black experience to... Read more >
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Trip Wire
Trip Wire
Written by Charlotte Carter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345482006
Our Price: $9.99
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Trip Wire
A Cook County Mystery
Written by Charlotte Carter


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 29, 2005
Price: $9.99

Of Jackson Park, the first Cook County mystery featuring an unconventional trio of sleuths, Margo Jefferson of The New York Times said, “Charlotte Carter blends street savvy with wry urbanity and delivers a truly modern big-city crime tale.” Now Carter returns with another suspenseful novel that brings the black experience to... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Secret Epidemic
The Secret Epidemic
Written by Jacob Levenson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385722346
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The Secret Epidemic
The Story of AIDS and Black America
Written by Jacob Levenson


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2005
Price: $16.95

Half the people in the United States who are diagnosed with HIV are now African American. Through the eyes of those on the front lines of the crisis, journalist Jacob Levenson tells a story of race and public health that spans fifty years and reveals how AIDS has become one of... Read more >
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Black Titan
Black Titan
Written by Carol Jenkins and Elizabeth Gardner Hines
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345453488
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Black Titan
A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire
Written by Carol Jenkins and Elizabeth Gardner Hines


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2005
Price: $16.00

The grandson of slaves, born into poverty in 1892 in the Deep South, A. G. Gaston died more than a century later with a fortune worth well over $130 million and a business empire spanning communications, real estate, and insurance. Gaston was, by any measure, a heroic figure whose wealth and... Read more >
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The End of Blackness
The End of Blackness
Written by Debra J. Dickerson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375713194
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The End of Blackness
Returning the Souls of Black Folk to Their Rightful Owners
Written by Debra J. Dickerson


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: January 4, 2005
Price: $16.95

Debra Dickerson pulls no punches in this electrifying manifesto. Outspoken journalist and author of the critically acclaimed memoir An American Story, she challenges black Americans to stop obsessing about racism and start focusing on problems they can fix. The way out of the ghetto, she asserts, is to take a good... Read more >
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In Motion
In Motion
Written by Schomburg Center For Research, Howard Dodson and Sylviane A. Diouf
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792273851
Our Price: $35.00
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In Motion
The African-American Migration Experience
Written by Schomburg Center For Research, Howard Dodson and Sylviane A. Diouf


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2005
Price: $35.00

African Americans, more than any other populations in the Americas, have been shaped by migrations. Their culture and history are the products of black peoples' various movements, coerced and voluntary, that started, in the Western Hemisphere, five hundred years ago. Theirs is the story of men and women forced out of... Read more >
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave & Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave & Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Written by Frederick Douglass and Harriet Jacobs, Introduction by Kwame Anthony Appiah
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345478238
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave & Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Written by Frederick Douglass and Harriet Jacobs
Introduction by Kwame Anthony Appiah


Format: Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: December 28, 2004
Price: $6.95

This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition combines the two most important African American slave narratives into one volume.

Frederick Douglass's Narrative, first published in 1845, is an enlightening and incendiary text. Born into slavery, Douglass became the preeminent spokesman for his people during his life; his narrative is an unparalleled account of... Read more >
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A Raisin in the Sun
A Raisin in the Sun
Written by Lorraine Hansberry
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780679755333
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A Raisin in the Sun

Written by Lorraine Hansberry


Format: Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: November 29, 2004
Price: $7.50

When it was first produced in 1959, A Raisin in the Sun was awarded the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for that season and hailed as a watershed in American drama. A pioneering work by an African-American playwright, the play was a radically new representation of black life. "A play... Read more >
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