The Marrow of Tradition
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The Marrow of Tradition

ISBN 13:  9780486431635

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Author:  Charles W. Chesnutt
Format:  Paperback
No. of Pages:  224
Brand:  Dover Publications

A landmark in the history of African-American fiction, this gripping 1901 novel was among the first literary challenges to racial stereotypes. Its tragic history of two families unfolds against the backdrop of the post-Reconstruction South and climaxes with a race riot based on an actual 1898 incident. The author relied upon eyewitness accounts of the riot to create an authentic setting and mood, and his sensitive artistry transcends a simple re-telling of the facts with a dramatic rendering of the conflict between racism and social justice. Unabridged republication of the classic 1901 edition.

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ISBN 13: 9780486431635

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