Home to Harlem
With sensual, often brutal accuracy, Claude McKay traces the parallel paths of two very different young men struggling to find their way through the suspicion and prejudice of American society. At the same time, this stark but moving story touches on the central themes of the Harlem Renaissance, including the urgent need for unity and identity among blacks.
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Review: Home to HarlemUser Review - Goodreads
I've seen a lot of controversial reviews of this book, but I very much enjoyed it. I love fiction from this period, and I really like Claude McKay's writing style. Worth a read. Read full review
Review: Home to HarlemUser Review - Sally - Goodreads
A troublesome book from the Harlem Renaissance which was controversial in its time. The story deals with a man who leaves the army during WWI because black soldiers were so rarely employed in combat ... Read full review