The love songs of W.E.B. Du Bois : a novel
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Published
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2022.
ISBN
9781432895068, 1432895060
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1025 pages (large print) ; 25 cm
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Published
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2022.
Format
Large Print
Street Date
2202
Language
English
ISBN
9781432895068, 1432895060

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"The great scholar, W. E. B. Du Bois, once wrote about the Problem of race in America, and what he called "Double Consciousness," a sensitivity that every African American possesses in order to survive. Since childhood, Ailey Pearl Garfield has understood Du Bois's words all too well. Bearing the names of two formidable Black Americans--the revered choreographer Alvin Ailey and her great grandmother Pearl, the descendant of enslaved Georgians and tenant farmers--Ailey carries Du Bois's Problem on her shoulders. Ailey is reared in the north in the City but spends summers in the small Georgia town of Chicasetta, where her mother's family has lived since their ancestors arrived from Africa in bondage. From an early age, Ailey fights a battle for belonging that's made all the more difficult by a hovering trauma, as well as the whispers of women--her mother, Belle, her sister, Lydia, and a maternal line reaching back two centuries--that urge Ailey to succeed in their stead. To come to terms with her own identity, Ailey embarks on a journey through her family's past, uncovering the shocking tales of generations of ancestors--Indigenous, Black, and white--in the deep South. In doing so Ailey must learn to embrace her full heritage, a legacy of oppression and resistance, bondage and independence, cruelty and resilience that is the story--and the song--of America itself"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Jeffers, H. F. (2022). The love songs of W.E.B. Du Bois: a novel . Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jeffers, Honorée Fanonne, 1967-. 2022. The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois: A Novel. Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jeffers, Honorée Fanonne, 1967-. The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois: A Novel Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Jeffers, Honorée Fanonne. The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois: A Novel Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2022.

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