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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.
"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.
AMBIGUOUS LIVES by Adele Logan Alexander.
Far from the Tree
Every Tongue Got to Confess : Negro Folktales from the Gulf States
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.
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
More Than Chattel-Blackwomen and Slavery in America, by David Berry Gaspar and Darlene Hine
Slavery and the Literary Imagination, by Deborah E. McDowell
Black Women Abolitionist, by Shirley J Yee
Black Women Writers and the American Neo Slave Narrative, by Elizabeth Ann Beaulieu
Women in Chains; The Legacy of Slavery in Black Women's Fiction, by Venetria K. Patton Hardcover - 192 pages (November 1999)
Brave Black Women, From Slavery to Space Shuttle, by Sharon Kahn and Ruth Black
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
Jihad vs. McWorld: How Globalism and Tribalism Are Reshaping the World
"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