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The Ways of White Folks

by Langston Hughes

One of his best-known works, Hughes wrote The Ways of White Folks while living in Carmel, California. In it, he shares acrid and poignant stories of blacks colliding--sometimes humorously, but often tragically--with whites throughout the 1920s and...

One of his best-known works, Hughes wrote The Ways of White Folks while living in Carmel, California. In it, he shares acrid and poignant stories of blacks colliding--sometimes humorously, but often tragically--with whites throughout the 1920s and 1930s.

The book consists of fourteen moving stories:

"Cora Unashamed"
"Slave on the Block"
"Home"
"Passing"
"A Good Job Gone"
"Rejuvenation Through Joy"
"The Blues I'm Playing"
"Red-Headed Baby"
"Poor Little Black Fellow"
"Little Dog"
"Berry"
"Mother and Child"
"One Christmas Eve"
"Father and Son"

Suggested by Mr. Hahn (Teacher, English 9, Advisory 12)

Paperback - 255 pages - in English - $15.95
ISBN: 0679728171 (ISBN13: 9780679728177)
Published Sep 12, 1990 by Vintage
First published 1934

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In English 9 we focus on vocabulary, grammar, nonfiction, but especially writing and literature. When I began at Leadership, our supply of class novels has...

In English 9 we focus on vocabulary, grammar, nonfiction, but especially writing and literature. When I began at Leadership, our supply of class novels has dwindled, so I am seeking help from the community.

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