Quicksand

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Greenwood Publishing Group, 1969 - Fiction - 301 pages
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Hypocrisy and prejudice compel a principled mulatto teacher to desert a steady job and a socially prominent fiance
 

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Nella Larsen is quite a discovery; a lost writer of the Harlem Renaissance. Only two novellas of hers were published, and then she was unjustly accused of plagiarism of a story and stopped writing ... Read full review

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User Review  - AlCracka - LibraryThing

Does not get off to a great start; the writing is pretty wince-y in the early going: "Helga ducked her head under the covers in a vain attempt to shut out what she knew would fill the pregnant silence ... Read full review

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Contents

ONE
1
TWO
22
THREE
34
FOUR
48
FIVE
58
SIX
66
SEVEN
81
EIGHT
94
FOURTEEN
160
FIFTEEN
179
SIXTEEN
201
SEVENTEEN
210
EIGHTEEN
218
NINETEEN
234
TWENTY
243
TWENTYONE
256

NINE
103
TEN
117
ELEVEN
127
TWELVE
138
THIRTEEN
147
TWENTYTWO
263
TWENTYTHREE
274
TWENTYFOUR
283
TWENTYTHREE
296
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