Publication Date: Jun 01, 1996 List Price: $15.00 (store prices may vary) Format: Paperback Classification: Fiction Page Count: 272 ISBN13: 9780385471466 Imprint: Anchor
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann and Pearson PLC
On the heels of the bestseller success of her novel The Wedding, Dorothy West, the last surviving member of the Harlem Renaissance, presents a collection of essays and stories that explore both the realism of everyday life, and the fantastical, extraordinary circumstances of one woman’s life in a mythic time. Traversing the universal themes and conflicts between poverty and prosperity, men and women, and young and old, and compiling writing that spans almost seventy years, The Richer, The Poorer not only affords an unparalleled window into the African-American middle class, but also delves into the richness of experience of "one of the finest writers produced in this country during the Roaring Twenties"(Book Page).