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The living is easy : a novel / Dorothy West ; foreword by Morgan Jerkins ; afterword by Adelaide M. Cromwell.

West, Dorothy, 1907-1998 (author.). Jerkins, Morgan, (writer of foreword.). Cromwell, Adelaide M., (writer of afterword.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Fayette Co PL - Connersville FIC WES (Text) 39230032082917 Adult Books Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781936932979
  • ISBN: 1936932970
  • Physical Description: xiv, 329 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: New York : The Feminist Press, 2020.

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"The Living Is Easy, Dorothy West's first novel and one of only a handful of novels published by women during the Harlem Renaissance, tells the story of Cleo Judson, daughter of Southern sharecroppers, who is determined to integrate into Boston's black elite. Married to the "Black Banana King" Bart Judson, Cleo maneuvers her three sisters and their children-but not their husbands-into living with her, attempting to recreate her original family in a Bostonian mansion. With a new foreword by Morgan Jerkins, The Living Is Easy is a classic of American literature."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: African Americans > Fiction.
Boston (Mass.) > Fiction.
Feminist fiction.

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