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Book Club Recommendations 2001


Here's the books (in no particular order or format) that were recommended or discussed, here, in year 2001. (I hope I didn't miss any)

We be readin'!

We wish for the coming year to be as exciting or better still! We hope to get authors to participate on the Book Club Forum and the Chats. Stay tuned for information about our Afrigeneas 'off-line' Book Clubs.

"Guided by the Ancestors"
A Quest for Enslaved Ancestors: The Extended Family of Griffin Fountain of Virginia and North Carolina by Barnetta McGhee White, Ph.D.

"Black Society in Spanish Florida". The book is by Jane Landers, published by the University of Illinois Press, 1999.

Black Texans: A History of African Americans in Texas, 1528- 1995, Second Edition, Barr, Alwyn.

Black Laws of Virginia: A Summary of the Legislative Acts of Virginia Concerning Negroes from Earliest Times to the Present, Guild, June Purcell; White, Karen; and Peters, Joan.

Black Slaveowners
Free Black Slave Masters in South Carolina, 1790-1860
by Larry Koger; 1985
ISBN 0-89950-160-5

AMBIGUOUS LIVES by Adele Logan Alexander.

Far from the Tree
by Virginia Deberry, Donna Grant

Every Tongue Got to Confess : Negro Folktales from the Gulf States
by Zora Neale Hurston; Carla Kaplan (Editor), John Edgar Wideman (Introduction)
HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN 0-06-018893-6

Sap Rising
by Christine Lincoln
Hardcover - 176 pages 1 Ed edition (September 11, 2001)
Pantheon Books; ISBN: 0375421408

Farraday's Popcorn Factory, by Sandra Lee Gould

Karl Evanzz. The Messenger: The Rise and Fall of Elijah Muhammad. New York: Pantheon, 1999. Pp. ix + 667. $28.50 (Cloth).

Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon

Slavery & Crime in MO, 1773-1865 by H.C. Frazier

'The Seed of Sally Good'n, A Black Family of Arkansas 1833-1953,' by Ruth Polk Patterson

Anne Rice's "The Feast of All Saints"

Trabelin' On: The Slave Journey to an Afro- Baptist Faith, Sobel, Mechal.

The Unknown Soldiers: African-American Troops in World War 1,Barbeau, Arthur E., and Henri, Florette.

Slave Ancestral Research: It's Something Else,Fears.

In Full Force and Virtue: North Carolina Emancipation Records, 1713-1860, Byrd ,William L. III.

Delia Webster and the Underground Railroad, Runyon, Randolph Paul

Black Saga: The African American Experience, A Chronology, Christian, Charles M.

African American Genealogy: A Bibliography and Guide to Sources, Witcher, Curt Bryan

Abstracts of Loudoun County, Virginia, Register of Free Negroes, 1844-1861, Duncan, Patricia B.
The Abolitionists & the South, 1831-1861, Harrold, Stanley.

by Ralph Ellison; John F. Callahan (Editor)
Hardcover - 368 pages (June 1999)
Random House; ISBN: 0394464575

Streets, David: Slave Genealogy: a Research Guide with Case Studies

"Mark Bauerlein's Negrophobia

Vernon Can Read! by Vernon E. Jordan

"The Sweet Hell Inside," by Edward Ball

Labor of Love; Labor of Sorrow, by Jacqueline Jones
Paperback - 432 pages (August 1986)
Vintage Books; ISBN: 0394745361

More Than Chattel-Blackwomen and Slavery in America, by David Berry Gaspar and Darlene Hine
Paperback - 341 pages (April 1996)
Indiana University Press; ISBN: 0253210437

Slavery and the Literary Imagination, by Deborah E. McDowell
Paperback - 184 pages Reprint edition (October 1989)
Johns Hopkins Univ Pr; ISBN: 0801839483

Black Women Abolitionist, by Shirley J Yee
Library Binding - 216 pages (June 1992)
Univ of Tennessee Pr; ISBN: 0870497359

Black Women Writers and the American Neo Slave Narrative, by Elizabeth Ann Beaulieu
Hardcover - 200 pages (April 1999)
Greenwood Publishing Group; ISBN: 0313308381

Women in Chains; The Legacy of Slavery in Black Women's Fiction, by Venetria K. Patton Hardcover - 192 pages (November 1999)
State Univ of New York Pr; ISBN: 0791443434

Brave Black Women, From Slavery to Space Shuttle, by Sharon Kahn and Ruth Black
Reading level: Ages 9-12
Hardcover - 176 pages (June 1997)
Univ of Texas Pr; ISBN: 0292791062

Deb Willis, "Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photography. 1840 to Present" Publisher: W W Norton, 2000

The Wake of the Wind by J California Cooper

Family, a novel
J. California Cooper
Copyright 1991; Doubleday
ISBN 0-385-41172-3

Uncommon Ground,
Archaeology and Early African America, 1650-1800
By Leland Ferguson
Copyright 1992; Smithsonian Institution
ISBN 1-56098-058-3

Redemption Song
Author: Bertice Berry
ISBN: 0334543385X

Jihad vs. McWorld: How Globalism and Tribalism Are Reshaping the World
by Benjamin R. Barber, Andrea Schulz (Editor)

"Pearl's Secret: A Black Man's search for his white family", by Neil Henry; copyright 2001; University of California Press

Cane River, by author Lalita Tademy

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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