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To Be Young, Gifted and Black: An Informal Autobiography

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4 out of 5
Based on 498 Ratings and 35 Reviews

Book Description
A special autobiography told in a very special voice. Both the story and the voice belong to a young black woman who was born in Chicago, came to New York, won fame with her first play, A Raisin In The Sun, and went on to new heights of artistry before her tragically early death. Photos throughout.
Book Information
PublisherSignet
BindingMass Market Paperback (15 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages272
ISBN-100451159527
ISBN-13978-0451159526
Publication Date09/01/1970
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About Robert Nemiroff (Adapter) : Robert Nemiroff is a published adapter, author, and an editor. Some of the published credits of Robert Nemiroff include A Raisin in the Sun: The Unfilmed Original Screenplay, To Be Young, Gifted and B... more
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About Lorraine Hansberry (Author) : Lorraine Hansberry is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Lorraine Hansberry include A Raisin in the Sun With Connections (Hrw Library), To B... more
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About James A. Baldwin (Introduction) : James A. Baldwin is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of James A. Baldwin include Old Greek Stories, Fifty Famous Stories Retold, Fifty Famous... more
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