Fatheralong: A Meditation on Fathers and Sons, Race and Society
by John Edgar Wideman
Publication Date: Aug 29, 1995
List Price: $15.00 (store prices may vary)
Page Count: 224
Imprint: Vintage Books
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann and Pearson PLC
With resonant artistry and unflagging directness, Wideman examines the tragedy of race and the gulf it cleaves between black fathers and black sons. He does so chiefly through the lens of his own relations with his remote father, producing a memoir that belongs alongside the classics of Richard Wright and Malcolm X.
- Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / General
- Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
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