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Explores the muticultural landscape of Oakland, California, discussing the city's complex history, cultural diversity, architecture, and landmarks, from the perspective of a urban center that reflects the newly emerging America.

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9781400045402 | 1 edition (Crown Pub, October 1, 2003), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Explores the muticultural landscape of Oakland, California, discussing the city's complex history, cultural diversity, architecture, and landmarks, from the perspective of a urban center that reflects the newly emerging America.

Miscellaneous:

9780307419941 | Crown Pub, December 18, 2007, cover price $16.00

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This novel examines the African-American culture and its deflation

Hardcover:

9780385056755 | Doubleday, August 1, 1972, cover price $6.95

Paperback:

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

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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)

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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.

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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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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
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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9781564782250 | Dalkey Archive Pr, September 1, 1999, cover price $11.95

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When a 'Boss' tries to buy the exclusive rights to Santa Claus--the 'Bosses' being already in possession of Government and Religion--St. Nicholas, in league with his medieval partner Black Peter, unleashes a whirlwind of havoc and confusion

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9780312791995 | St Martins Pr, May 1, 1982, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: When a 'Boss' tries to buy the exclusive rights to Santa Claus--the 'Bosses' being already in possession of Government and Religion--St.

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9781564782267 | Dalkey Archive Pr, September 1, 1999, cover price $11.95
9780689707278 | Reissue edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, June 1, 1988), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: When a 'Boss' tries to buy the exclusive rights to Santa Claus--the 'Bosses' being already in possession of Government and Religion--St.

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Product Description: Ishmael Reed has emerged as one of the most innovative and controversial novelists in contemporary African American literature. By focusing on his nine published novels, this volume charts the critical response to his works over time...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Bruce Allen Dick (editor) and Pavel Zemliansky (editor)

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9780313300257 | Greenwood Pub Group, February 28, 1999, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Ishmael Reed has emerged as one of the most innovative and controversial novelists in contemporary African American literature.

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A comically surreal, bitingly ironic account of the Civil War as seen by three runaway slaves illuminates the political consciences of both blacks and whites through a mixture of history, fantasy, and today's political realities. Reprint. NYT.

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9780684847504 | Reprint edition (Scribner, June 1, 1998), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A comically surreal, bitingly ironic account of the Civil War as seen by three runaway slaves illuminates the political consciences of both blacks and whites through a mixture of history, fantasy, and today's political realities.
9780689707339 | Reprint edition (Atheneum, September 1, 1989), cover price $11.00 | About this edition: Arthur Swille politicizes, patronizes, and frets on his plantation in Swin'erd, Virginia, while his runaway slave, Raven Quickskill gives poetry readings and abolitionist lectures in Emancipation City, prompting his fellow fugitives to anger, fear, bravery, and betrayal

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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.

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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

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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 Bruce Dick (editor), Ishmael Reed and Amritjit Singh (editor)

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9780878058143 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, January 1, 1996, cover price $46.00
9780030178115, titled "The People's Chronology: A Year-By-Year Record of Human Events from Prehistory to the Present" | Harcourt School, July 1, 1979, cover price $27.95 | also contains Conversations With Ishmael Reed, The People''s Chronology: A Year-By-Year Record of Human Events from Prehistory to the Present

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The noted African American novelist, poet, and critic discusses Clarence Thomas, Rodney King, Muhammad Ali, and the 'pilloring of black males'

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9780201624625 | Perseus Books, October 1, 1993, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The noted African American novelist, poet, and critic discusses Clarence Thomas, Rodney King, Muhammad Ali, and the 'pilloring of black males'

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9780201408324 | Perseus Books, February 1, 1995, cover price $12.00

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Hardcover:

9780917453076 | Small Pr Distribution, April 1, 1986, cover price $14.00

Paperback:

9780917453069 | Reissue edition (Bamberger Books, September 1, 1988), cover price $7.00

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