To Be Young, Gifted and Black (Paperback)

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In her first play, the now-classic A Raisin in the Sun, Hansberry introduced the lives of ordinary African Americans into our national theatrical repertory. Now, Hansberry tells her own life story in an autobiography that rings with the voice of its creator. "Brilliantly alive."--The New York Times.

About the Author


Lorraine Hansberry was the youngest American playwright ever to win the Best American Play Award from the New York Drama Critics' Circle. Her other worksinclude The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window and Les Blancs. She died of cancer at thirty-four.

James Baldwin was the author of Go Tell It on the Mountain and The Fire Next Time, among other books.

"From the Hardcover edition."



James Baldwin was the author of Go Tell It on the Mountain and The Fire Next Time, among other books.

"From the Hardcover edition."

Product Details
ISBN: 9780679764151
ISBN-10: 0679764151
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: January 3rd, 1996
Pages: 304
Language: English