Compared by critics to Gloria Naylor's The Women of Brewster Place, Porter's stunning first novel traces 20 years in the lives of the African-American residents of All-Bright court, a housing project in the shadow of Buffalo's steel mills. "Porter conveys the truths of her characters' lives. The effect is heart-rending and exhilarating".--New York Times Book Review.
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ALL-BRIGHT COURTUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A compelling if uneven first novel covering two decades in the lives of the Taylor family and their neighbors in a black proletarian neighborhood in Buffalo. In a clear, quiet but powerful prose ... Read full review
All-Bright CourtUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
In her resonant first novel, Porter lays bare a modern social tragedy through a pointed, compassionate portrait of one family and their neighbors on crumbling All-Bright Court. Sam Taylor represents ... Read full review