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Shrovetide in old New Orleans Hardcover – January 1, 1978


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 292 pages
  • Publisher: Doubleday; 1st edition (1978)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0385056885
  • ISBN-13: 978-0385056885
  • ASIN: B0006COXPU
  • Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.7 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,237,597 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Ishmael Reed (b. 1938) is an acclaimed multifaceted writer whose work often engages with overlooked aspects of the American experience. He has published ten novels, including Flight to Canada and Mumbo Jumbo, as well as plays and collections of essays and poetry. He was nominated for a National Book Award in both poetry and prose in 1972. Conjure (1972), a volume of poetry, was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, and his New and Collected Poems: 1964-2006 (2007) received a Gold Medal from the Commonwealth Club of California. Reed has also received a Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Blues Song Writer of the Year award from the West Coast Blues Hall of Fame, a Rosenthal Family Foundation Award from the National Institute for Arts and Letters, and a MacArthur Fellowship. Reed taught at the University of California, Berkeley, for thirty-five years and currently lives in Oakland, California.

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By Big Sistah Patty on April 11, 2012
Format: Paperback
I liked this book. I am on an Ishmael Reed kick. So I am reading all of his novels. I recommend this book.
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