The Marrow Of Tradition by Charles W. ChesnuttThe Marrow Of Tradition by Charles W. Chesnutt

The Marrow Of Tradition

byCharles W. Chesnutt

Paperback | December 19, 2003

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A landmark in the history of African-American fiction, this gripping 1901 novel was among the first literary challenges to racial stereotypes. Its tragic history of 2 families unfolds against the backdrop of the post-Reconstruction South and climaxes with a race riot based on an actual 1898 incident. 

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An African American born in Ohio, Charles Waddell Chesnutt grew up in North Carolina. At age 25, he returned to Cleveland to raise his family and practice legal stenography. Resisting the temptation to pass as a white man, he made the issue of race and the inequality of African Americans in the Reconstruction South the primary subject ...
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Title:The Marrow Of TraditionFormat:PaperbackPublished:December 19, 2003Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0486431630

ISBN - 13:9780486431635

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