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A novel by Paul Laurence Dunbar, first published in 1902, centered on urban black life. Forced to leave the South, a family falls apart amid the harsh realities of Northern inner city life in this 1902 examination of the forces that can extinguish the dreams of African Americans.

Paul Laurence DUNBAR (1872 - 1906)

Paul Laurence Dunbar overcame racism and poverty to become one of the best-known authors in America, and the first African American to earn a living from his poetry, fiction, drama, journalism, and lectures.

Genre(s):General Fiction

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