4 Books Published by Harvest Books on Our Site — Book Cover Mosaic

Click for more detail about Let the Dead Bury Their Dead (Harvest American Writing) by Randall Kenan Let the Dead Bury Their Dead (Harvest American Writing)

by Randall Kenan
Harvest Books (Jun 04, 1993)
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Set in North Carolina, these are stories about blacks and whites, young and old, rural and sophisticated, the real and fantastical. Named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, nominated for the 1992 National Book Critics Circle Award, and given the Lambda Award.


Click for more detail about Banana Bottom by Claude McKay Banana Bottom

by Claude McKay
Harvest Books (Mar 20, 1974)
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A Jamaican girl, Bita Plant, who was adopted and sent to be educated in England by white missionary benefactors, returns to her native village of Banana Bottom and finds her black heritage at war with her newly acquired culture.


Click for more detail about Banjo: A Novel by Claude McKay Banjo: A Novel

by Claude McKay
Harvest Books (Oct 21, 1970)
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Lincoln Agrippa Daily, known on the 1920s Marseilles waterfront as “Banjo,” prowls the rough waterfront bistros with his drifter friends, drinking, looking for women, playing music, fighting, loving, and talking - about their homes in Africa, the West Indies, or the american South and about being black.


Click for more detail about Long Way From Home by Claude McKay Long Way From Home

by Claude McKay
Harvest Books (Mar 25, 1970)
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McKay’s account of his long odyssey from Jamaica to Harlem and then on to France, Britain, North Africa, Russia, and finally back to America. As well as depicting his own experiences, the author describes his encounters with such notable personalities as Charlie Chaplin, George Bernard Shaw, H. G. Wells, Leon Trotsky, W. E. B. Du Bois, Isadora Duncan, Paul Robeson, and Sinclair Lewis.