Charles Waddell Chesnutt

Tales of Conjure and The Color Line

Outstanding, affordably priced volume presents a selection of 10 best stories by a pioneer in the development of African-American fiction: “The Goophered Grapevine,” «Po’ Sandy,” «Sis’ Becky’s Pickaninny,” «The Wife of His Youth,” «Dave’s Neckliss,” «The Passing of Grandison,” «A Matter of Principle,” «The Sheriff’s Children,” «Baxter’s Procrustes,” and "The Doll.” Redolent with wit, charm, and insight; essential reading for students of African-American culture. Edited and with an Introduction by Joan Sherman.
200 printed pages
Original publication


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