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The Short Stories

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4.9 out of 5
Based on 16 Ratings and 14 Reviews

Book Description
Sometimes called the Poet Laureate of Black America, Langston Hughes was also an accomplished writer of fiction, with a novel and several collections of stories to his credit. This collection brings together nearly 50 of Hughes's best stories. Many are drawn from three earlier collections, but some are between book covers for the first time. Of special note for anyone interested in Hughes's develo... More
Book Information
PublisherUniv of Missouri Pr
BindingHardcover (8 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages488
Publication Date07/01/2002
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About Langston Hughes (Author) : Langston Hughes is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Langston Hughes include The Dream Keeper and Other Poems, Junior Great Books (Series 4... more
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About R. Baxter Miller (Editor) : R. Baxter Miller is a published editor. Published credits of R. Baxter Miller include The Short Stories (Collected Works of Langston Hughes).
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About Arnold Rampersad (Introduction) : Arnold Rampersad is a published author and an editor of children's books. Some of the published credits of Arnold Rampersad include Native Son (Perennial Classics), Poetry for Young People: Langston H... more
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