The Richer, the Poorer

Dorothy West (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$15.00
Publisher
Anchor Books
Publish Date
June 01, 1996
Pages
272
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.54 X 0.66 inches | 0.77 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780385471466

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About the Author

Dorothy West founded the Harlem Renaissance literary magazine Challenge in 1934, and New Challenge in 1937, with Richard Wright as her associate editor. She was a welfare investigator and WPA relief worker in Harlem during the Depression. Her first novel, The Living Is Easy, appeared in 1948 and remains in print. Her second novel, The Wedding, was a national bestseller and literary landmark when published in the winter of 1995. A collection of her stories and autobiographical essays, The Richer, The Poorer, appeared during the summer of 1995. She died in August 1998, at the age of 91.

Reviews

"West writes like a social historian, capturing significant moments that seem to alter lives forever or change nothing at all."--Los Angeles Times

"Unforced perfection . . . beautifully cadenced. West has shown the power of what is left unspoken."--Chicago Tribune

"Dorothy West is an epic storyteller."--Quarterly Black Review of Books