Dessa Rose: A Novel by Sherley A. Williams

Dessa Rose: A Novel

bySherley A. Williams

Paperback | December 28, 2010

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“Having this treasure of a book available again for new and more readers is not only necessary, it is imperative.” —Toni Morrison

Expanding the canon of African American literature, alongside Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God, Alice Walker’s The Color Purple, and Toni Morrison’s Beloved, Sherley Anne Williams’ critically acclaimed and unforgettable Dessa Rose is a novel of two powerfully conceived female protagonists forging a vital friendship in the face of racial divides in the antebellum South.

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Sherley Anne Williams (1944-1999) was a novelist, literary critic, an award-winning poet, and the author of short stories and several works for children. Williams's first collection of poetry,The Peacock Poems, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Her first work for children, Working Cotton, was a Caldecott...
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Title:Dessa Rose: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.58 inPublished:December 28, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062011251

ISBN - 13:9780062011251

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