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by Sam Cornish

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    Publication Date: Dec 01, 1990
    List Price: Unavailable
    Format: Paperback
    Classification: Nonfiction
    ISBN13: 9780933277045
    Imprint: Ploughshares Books
    Publisher: Emerson College
    Parent Company: Emerson College

    Paperback Description:

    Sam Cornish’s 1935 is a memoir of growing up Black in Baltimore during the Depression and World War II. Melding autobiography, poetry, and fiction, the author, like John Dos Passos before him, creates a collage of American experience which allows him to weave twenty years of African-American family life into the life of a nation. For Sam Cornish, a writer’s education contains the radiance and terror of history. Read more about this memoir at ChickenBones: A Journal