9780486468327

Brown Girl, Brownstones

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  • ISBN13:

    9780486468327

  • ISBN10:

    0486468321

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-01-15
  • Publisher: Dover Publications

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Summary

This beloved coming-of-age story set in Brooklyn during the Depression and World War II follows the life of Selina Boyce, the daughter of Caribbean immigrants. Author Danticat explores the novel's themes of identity, sexuality, and values as well as Selina's struggle against the racism and poverty surrounding her.

Author Biography

Paule Marshall is the recipient of numerous honors, including a John Dos Passos Award for Literature, an American Book Award, and a MacArthur Fellowship. She holds a distinguished chair in the creative writing program at New York University.

Table of Contents

Book 1. A Long Day and a Long Night
Book 2. Pastorale
Book 3. The War
Book 4. Selina

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