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- DescriptionCoretta Scott King award-winning author Vaunda Micheaux Nelsons great uncle was Lewis Micheaux, owner of the famous National Memorial African Bookstore. Located in the heart of Harlem, New York, from 1939 to 1975, Micheauxs bookstore became the epicenter of black literary life and a rallying point for the Black Nationalist movement. Some of its famous and most loyal patrons include Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, Langston Hughes, and W.E.B. DuBois. In this inspiring work of historical fiction, Nelson tells the true story of a man with a passion for kwledge and of a bookstore whose influence has become legendary.
- Author(s)Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
- PublisherLerner Publishing Group
- Date of Publication01/02/2012
- SubjectYoung Adult Fiction
- Place of PublicationMinneapolis
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight703 g
- Width185 mm
- Height257 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Illustrator(s)R Gregory Christie
- Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound,Paper over boards,With dust jacket
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