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Collects American poetry divided into sections such as nature, family, and politics, by individuals including Bessie Smith, Langston Hughes, Agha Shahid Ali, Marianne Moore, Tupac Shakur, Russell Leong, and Ernesto Trejo. (view table of contents)
By Ishmael Reed (editor)

Hardcover:

9781560255000 | Thunder''s Mouth Pr, January 1, 2003, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Collects American poetry divided into sections such as nature, family, and politics, by individuals including Bessie Smith, Langston Hughes, Agha Shahid Ali, Marianne Moore, Tupac Shakur, Russell Leong, and Ernesto Trejo.

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9780935061536 | Contemporary Research Pr, October 1, 1993, cover price $10.95

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9781564785510 | Dalkey Archive Pr, September 2, 2009, cover price $16.95

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Benjamin 'Chappie: Puttbutt, an African-American professor at the overwhelmingly white Jack London University, suddenly finds himself the academic dean of the school and, drunk with power, sets out to even old scores. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780689120725 | Atheneum, February 1, 1993, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Chappie Puttbutt, a Black professor at the overwhelmingly white Jack London University, finds himself the head of his department and, drunk with power, sets out to settle old scores

Paperback:

9780140255850 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, August 1, 1996), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Chappie Puttbutt, a Black professor at the overwhelmingly white Jack London University, finds himself the head of his department and, drunk with power, sets out to settle old scores

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By Ishmael Reed (introduced by) and August Wilson

Hardcover:

9781559363044 | Theatre Communications Group, September 1, 2007, cover price $25.00

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Paperback:

9781564786371 | Dalkey Archive Pr, April 5, 2011, cover price $14.95

Private investigator Papa La Bas tries to put an end to the psychological stress threatening human life

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9780394491882, titled "The Last Days of Louisiana Red" | Random House Inc, September 1, 1974, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Private investigator Papa La Bas tries to put an end to the psychological stress threatening human life

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9781564782366, titled "The Last Days of Louisiana Red" | Dalkey Archive Pr, July 1, 2000, cover price $11.95
9780689707315, titled "The Last Days of Louisiana Red" | Reissue edition (Atheneum, March 1, 1989), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: When Papa LaBas (private eye, noonday HooDoo, and hero of Reed’s Mumbo Jumbo) comes to Berkeley, California, to investigate the mysterious death of Ed Yellings, owner of the Solid Gumbo Works, he finds himself fighting the rising tide of violence propagated by Louisiana Red and those militant opportunists, the Moochers.
9780380007363 | Reissue edition (Avon Books, July 1, 1983), cover price $3.50 | also contains Mejora tu ritmo / Pace Yourself: La Esperada Continuacion De Cambia De Ritmo | About this edition: "The Last Days of Louisiana Redblends paradox, hyperbole, understatement and signifyin' so expertlyyou can almost hear a droll black voice telling the tales as you readit.

Product Description: African-American, Irish, Italian, European, and Native American perspectives on race are all included in a collection of essays by such writers as Toni Morrison, Amiri Baraka, Frank Chin, and others who argue that the image of a black-white conflict is obsolete...read more
By Ishmael Reed (editor)

Hardcover:

9780788197499, titled "Multi-America: Essays on Cultural Wars & Cultural Peace" | Reprint edition (Diane Pub Co, May 1, 2001), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: African-American, Irish, Italian, European, and Native American perspectives on race are all included in a collection of essays by such writers as Toni Morrison, Amiri Baraka, Frank Chin, and others who argue that the image of a black-white conflict is obsolete.
9780670867530 | Viking Pr, March 1, 1997, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A broad range of perspectives on race is included in a collection of essays by such writers as Toni Morrison, Amiri Baraka, Frank Chin, and others who argue that the image of a black-white conflict is obsolete

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9780140259124 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, February 1, 1998), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A broad range of perspectives on race is included in a collection of essays by such writers as Toni Morrison, Amiri Baraka, Frank Chin, and others who argue that the image of a Black-white conflict is obsolete

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Jazz, voodoo, the Cotton Club, gangster, bootleggers, black mysticism, it's a kaleidoscopic view of Harlem in the 1920s. Dave Adams (Mojo) plays the voodoo detective, Papa LaBas. In 3D sound, with a cast of thirty actors: Black, White, Chinese, Latino, African, Haitian, you name it. Awesome with headphones. 2.5 hours. 2CDs

Hardcover:

9780385056755 | Doubleday, August 1, 1972, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Jazz, voodoo, the Cotton Club, gangster, bootleggers, black mysticism, it's a kaleidoscopic view of Harlem in the 1920s.

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9780684824772 | Scribner, June 1, 1996, cover price $16.00
9780689707308 | Atheneum, cover price $11.00 | About this edition: This novel examines the African-American culture and its deflation

Poems deal with urban life, gangsters, dreams, religion, the Black experience, music, myth, politics, and history

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9780689120039 | Atheneum, December 1, 1988, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Poems deal with urban life, gangsters, dreams, religion, the Black experience, music, myth, politics, and history

Paperback:

9780689120046 | Atheneum, October 1, 1989, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Poems deal with urban life, gangsters, dreams, religion, the Black experience, music, myth, politics, and history

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Culled from four decades of writing, a volume of multicultural poetry offers insight into the MacArthur fellow's spiritual and political beliefs as well as his journeys throughout America, Japan, Africa, and other regions, in an anthology that includes pieces on such topics as war, prejudice, and George W. Bush.

Hardcover:

9780786717880 | 1 edition (Da Capo Pr, April 11, 2006), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Culled from four decades of writing, a volume of multicultural poetry offers insight into the MacArthur fellow's spiritual and political beliefs as well as his journeys throughout America, Japan, Africa, and other regions, in an anthology that includes pieces on such topics as war, prejudice, and George W.

Paperback:

9780786719532 | Carroll & Graf Pub, May 28, 2007, cover price $15.95

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'David Matlin's account of his experiences teaching in American prisons exposes the corruption of the prison business and the inhumanity of our system of punishment in the United States'--Provided by publisher.
By David Matlin and Ishmael Reed (foreword by)

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9781556435492 | 2 edition (North Atlantic Books, February 28, 2005), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: 'David Matlin's account of his experiences teaching in American prisons exposes the corruption of the prison business and the inhumanity of our system of punishment in the United States'--Provided by publisher.

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Product Description: Like new used copy
By Ishmael Reed and Al Young (editor)

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9780931676093 | Reed & Cannon Co, January 1, 1987, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Like new used copy

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9780931676055 | Bookpeople, June 1, 1981, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Book by

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Product Description: It's the 1980s and the politics of the New York theater scene have taken yet another turn.Masochism is out and feminism is in, Jews are out and Germans are in, race is out and gender is in, and everyone's fighting (and rewriting) for a piece of the pie...read more

Hardcover:

9780312665807 | 1 edition (St Martins Pr, March 1, 1986), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Supported by powerful director Jim Minsk and preeminent playwright Jack Brashford, Ian Ball, a Black southern playwright hated by theater feminists, hopes to redeem himself with a play in which women have all the good parts

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9781564782373 | Dalkey Archive Pr, October 1, 2000, cover price $11.50 | About this edition: It's the 1980s and the politics of the New York theater scene have taken yet another turn.
9780689707285 | Macmillan Pub Co, July 1, 1988, cover price $9.00 | About this edition: Supported by powerful director Jim Minsk and preeminent playwright Jack Brashford, Ian Ball, a Black southern playwright hated by theater feminists, hopes to redeem himself with a play in which women have all the good parts

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One of the nation's premier African-American writers serves up a trenchant, witty, politically charged, satirical collection of stories, poems, and essays. Reprint. 20,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780465068937 | Basic Books, April 1, 2000, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: One of the nation's premier African American writers serves up a trenchant, witty, politically charged, satirical collection of stories, poems, and essays.

Paperback:

9780465068944 | Basic Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: One of the nation's premier African-American writers serves up a trenchant, witty, politically charged, satirical collection of stories, poems, and essays.

Hardcover:

9780883570579 | Nok Pub Intl, October 1, 1978, cover price $11.95

Paperback:

9780883570586 | Nok Pub Intl, October 1, 1978, cover price $4.95

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Essays deal with Black American art, popular heroes, literature, music, and Mardi Gras

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9780689707292 | Atheneum, November 1, 1989, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Essays deal with Black American art, popular heroes, literature, music, and Mardi Gras

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The author recounts her experiences as an initiate into the voodoo practices of Haiti and Jamaica in the 1930s

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9780060916497 | Reissue edition (Harpercollins, February 1, 1990), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The author recounts her experiences as an initiate into the voodoo practices of Haiti and Jamaica in the 1930s

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