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Brown girl, brownstones

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Published by The Feminist Press in Old Westbury, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • West Indian Americans -- Fiction,
    • Young women -- Fiction,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPaule Marshall ; with an afterword by Mary Helen Washington.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3563.A7223 B7 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination324 p. ;
      Number of Pages324
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3865136M
      ISBN 100912670967
      LC Control Number81186655

      "An unforgettable novel, written with pride and anger, with rebellion and tears."—Herald Tribune Book Review"Passionate, compelling an impressive accomplishment."—Saturday Review"Remarkable for its courage, its color, and its natural control."—The New YorkerSelina's mother wants to stay in Brooklyn and earn enough money to buy a brownstone row house, but .


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Selina Boyce is torn between the opposing aspirations of her parents: her hardworking, ambitious mother longs to buy a brownstone row house while.Brown girl, Brownstones is a wonderful book for so many reasons but too many to go into now.

Paule Marshall's piece is unique in that it gives a voice to a community so often left out of fiction writing: the Caribbean community in the United States. As a first generation Caribbean-American who grew up in Brooklyn, I was blown away the first /5(47).