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A Shining Thread of Hope

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4.3 out of 5
Based on 69 Ratings and 25 Reviews

Book Description
This history of the experience of black women opens with an account of the life of Lucy Terry, who was brought as a slave to Deerfield, Massachusetts, when she was a child in about 1735. At 16, Terry wrote a poem, "Bars Fight," the first work of literature by a black American. Years later, married and free, Terry argued for the admission of her son to Williams College and, when a white man tried ... More
Book Information
PublisherBroadway
BindingPaperback (5 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages368
ISBN-100767901118
ISBN-13978-0767901116
Publication Date01/05/1999
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About Darlene Clark Hine (Author) : Darlene Clark Hine is a published author and an editor of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Darlene Clark Hine include African American Odyssey, Combined Edition... more
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