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9780679738985

Gorilla, My Love

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  • ISBN13:

    9780679738985

  • ISBN10:

    0679738983

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1992-06-30
  • Publisher: Vintage

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Summary

In these fifteen superb stories, written in a style at once ineffable and immediately recognizable, Toni Cade Bambara gives us compelling portraits of a wide range of unforgettable characters, from sassy children to cunning old men, in scenes shifting between uptown New York and rural North CaroLina. A young girl suffers her first betrayal. A widow flirts with an elderly blind man against the wishes of her grown-up children. A neighborhood loan shark teaches o white social worker a lesson in responsibility. And there is more. Sharing the world of Toni Cade Bambara's "straight-up fiction" is a stunning experience.

Author Biography

Toni Cade Bambara is the author of two short story collections, Gorilla My Loveand Seabirds Are Still Alive, and a novel, The Salt Eaters. She has also edited The Black Woman and Tales and Short Stories for Black Folks. Her works have appeared in various periodicals and have been translated into several languages. She died in 1995.

Table of Contents

A Sort of Preface xi
My Man Bovanne
1(10)
Gorilla, My Love
11(10)
Raymond's Run
21(12)
The Hammer Man
33(12)
Mississippi Ham Rider
45(14)
Happy Birthday
59(8)
Playin With Punjab
67(10)
Talkin Bout Sonny
77(8)
The Lesson
85(12)
The Survivor
97(22)
Sweet Town
119(8)
Blues Ain't No Mockin Bird
127(10)
Basement
137(12)
Maggie of the Green Bottles
149(12)
The Johnson Girls
161

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