The Lakestown Rebellion (Black Arts Movement Series)
by Kristin Hunter
Publication Date: Feb 01, 2003
List Price: $15.00
Format: Paperback, 280 pages
Imprint: Coffee House Press
Publisher: Coffee House Press
Parent Company: Coffee House Press
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Originally founded by runaway slaves, Lakestown, New Jersey, is a black community populated by people from a variety of classes and creeds. When plans for a new highway are routed past a nearby wealthy white suburb but threaten the heart of Lakestown, its citizens are inspired by their Under-ground Railroad heritage and devise a series of hilarious plans to thwart the construction and to preserve their town and way of life. Unavailable for 30 years, this reprint is more relevant now than ever.Kristin Lattany has written nine novels, including the highly acclaimed children’s book The Soul Brothers and Sister Lou. A teacher of English at the University of Pennsylvania for 23 years, she lives in New Jersey.
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