6 edition of 100 Most Popular African American Authors found in the catalog.
November 30, 2006
by Libraries Unlimited
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||372|
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Here's a one stop resource, containing profiles of your favorite contemporary African American writers, along with complete lists of their works.
Focusing on writers who have made their mark in the past 25 years, this guide stresses African American writers of popular and genre literature-from Rochelle Alers and Octavia Butler, and Samuel Delaney to Walter Mosley, and Omar Tyree, with a 4/5(1). "Of interest to high school readers and older, this volume consists of profiles of popular, contemporary African American authors, mostly those who have become prominent in the past 25 years, but with some seminal figures such as Alex Haley, Langston Hughes, and Zora Neale le-jasmin-briancon.com by: 2.
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Greatest African Americans is a biographical dictionary of one hundred historically great Black Americans (in alphabetical order; that is, they are not ranked), as assessed by Temple University professor Molefi Kete Asante in Author: Molefi Kete Asante. Most Popular African American Authors Biographical Sketches and Bibliographies.
by Bernard A. Drew. Read about your favorite African American authors-from Alers to Zane-and find thorough lists of what they've written. If you’re looking for classics by women, check out my previous list, and you’ll find more classics by people of color on Rebecca’s list for the Read Harder le-jasmin-briancon.com is some overlap between the three lists, but I’ve tried to keep this to a le-jasmin-briancon.com: Teresa Preston.
This is a list of best-selling fiction authors to date, in any language. While finding precise sales numbers for any given author is nearly impossible, the list is based on approximate numbers provided or repeated by reliable sources.
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Get this from a library. most popular African American authors: biographical sketches and bibliographies. [Bernard A Drew] -- Provides information about the lives and literary careers of one hundred popular African American authors, including Maya Angelou, Edwidge Danticat, Alex Haley, Langston Hughes, and Walter Dean Myers.
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