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The Blacker the Berry: A Novel of Negro Life
Book #: 014966

Author: Thurman, Wallace
Publisher: Macaulay
Place: New York
Year: 1929
Edition: First Edition

Book Cond.: Very Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 7 3/4′ x 5 1/2″
Book Type: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: 7 3/4′ x 5 1/2″. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Brown cloth with black lettering over boards, fore-edge deckled, 262 pages. Wallace Henry Thurman (August 16, 1902 ? December 22, 1934) was an American novelist active during the Harlem Renaissance. He also wrote essays, worked as an editor, and was a publisher of short-lived newspapers and literary journals. He is best known for his novel The Blacker the Berry: A Novel of Negro Life (1929), which explores discrimination within the black community based on skin color, with lighter skin being more highly valued. Spine cocked, light wear at spine ends, previous owner’s name in ink on front free end paper, a few instances of light smudges, protected in clear mylar jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 4 oz. Category: Fiction; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 014966.