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Books Books 11 - 20 of about 47 related to Defending the Spirit: A Black Life in America.   

Conversations with Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison, Danille Kathleen Taylor-Guthrie - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 293 pages
Interviews from over the course of her career document Morrison's views about fiction, writing technique, and the role of the novelist
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Hurricane: The Miraculous Journey of Rubin Carter

James S. Hirsch - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 358 pages
Tells the story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a black boxer who was wrongly convicted of three murders and spent nearly twenty years in prison.
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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Harriet Ann Jacobs - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 277 pages
A haunting, evocative recounting of her life as a slave in North Carolina, and her final escape and emancipation, Jacobs' narrative, written between 1853 and 1858 and published ...
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The Souls of Black Folk

William Edward Burghardt Du Bois - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 247 pages
Personal recollections are included in the controversial 1903 work depicting the spirit, status, and problems of African Americans since emancipation.
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Here I Stand

Paul Robeson - Biography & Autobiography - 1988 - 121 pages
The much beleaguered black singer's 1958 statement on the Negro culture in America is introduced by a short background history
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