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Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature

Linda Lear - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 634 pages
A portrait of the environmental advocate and author of Silent Spring reveals the origins of Carson's fierce dedication to natural science, tracing her journey from a famous ...
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Alex Haley's The Autobiography of Malcolm X

Anita J. Aboulafia, Alex Haley - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 93 pages
A study guide for "The Autobiography of Malcolm X" offers a summary and analysis of every chapter, study questions and answers, and topics for reports with sample outlines.
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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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The Selfish Gene

Richard Dawkins - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 352 pages
An ethologist shows man to be a gene machine whose world is one of savage competition and deceit
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Facing Black and Jew: Literature as Public Space in Twentieth-Century America

Adam Zachary Newton - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 218 pages
Reading the work of African American and Jewish American authors alongside and through one another.
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New Essays on Native Son

Keneth Kinnamon - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 156 pages
A collection of essays providing original insights into this major American novel by Richard Wright.
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Autobiography and Black Identity Politics: Racialization in Twentieth ...

Kenneth Mostern - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 280 pages
A study of autobiography in twentieth-century African American culture.
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Afrotopia: The Roots of African American Popular History

Wilson Jeremiah Moses - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 313 pages
Looks at Afrocentrism and its history, traces its origins since the eighteenth century, and examines various popular mythologies.
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