All-Bright Court

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Houghton Mifflin, 1991 - Fiction - 224 pages
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A compelling first novel covering two decades in the lives of the Taylor family and their neighbors in an African-American working class neighborhood in Buffalo, NY. In a clear, quiet but powerful prose, the author draws the gaudily painted, rundown bungalows of All-Bright Court and peoples it convincingly.

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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


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About the author (1991)

Adult/young adult author Connie Porter was born in Buffalo, New York, where she started pursuing a writing career in high school. Porter began her career by writing articles for magazines and book reviews in newspapers. She then went on to write the novels All-Bright Court and Imani All Mine.