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Brotherman: The Odyssey of Black Men in America Hardcover – 1 Feb 1995


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  • Hardcover: 909 pages
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books; 1 edition (1 February 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0345376706
  • ISBN-13: 978-0345376701
  • Product Dimensions: 17.1 x 5.7 x 24.8 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 1.5 Kg
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UTSTANDING COLLECTION...
The powerful opening excerpt by Frederick Douglass evokes his boyhood as a slave, and the collection closes with an eloquent discussion of the race problem today by Cornel West. A distinguished addition to black studies."
--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
The purpose of this extraordinary anthology is made abundantly clear by the editors' stated intention: "to create a living mosaic of essays and stories in which Black men can view themselves, and be viewed without distortion." In this, they have succeeded brilliantly. Brotherman contains more than one hundred and fifty selections, some never before published--from slave narratives, memoirs, social histories, novels, poems, short stories, biographies, autobiographies, position papers, and essays.
Brotherman books us passage to the world that Black men experience as adolescents, lovers, husbands, fathers, workers, warriors, and elders. On this journey they encounter pain, confusion, ang

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