Books tagged: african american writers

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The Life and Work of Oscar Micheaux: Pioneer Black Author and Filmmaker: 1884-1951
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Price: $6.97 USD. Words: 52,060. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010 by Khafra Om-Ra-Seti. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Over a three-decade period that began in 1919, Oscar Micheaux wrote, directed, edited, produced and distributed over forty films nationally and internationally. These films usually featured all-Black casts. They spanned a silent film period (1919-1930)and a talkie period (sound films) (1931-1948).The book features a commentary by actor/producer Ossie Davis and was reviewed by Dr. Maya Angelou.
Disposable People: Inspired by true events
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 108,420. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Disposable People tells the story of a young boy's journey out of a deeply superstitious, highly sexual, poor, and violent village in rural Jamaica. Kenneth Lovelace's story begins in the late 1970s when Jamaica's socialist regime had crippled the economy and plunged his family into even deeper poverty. Kenneth, now in his 40s, relives all the shocking details of his escape from his hateful past.