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The women of Brewster Place
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Published:
New York : Penguin Books, 1983, c1982.
Physical Desc:
192 pages ; 20 cm.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 6.4 - AR Pts: 10
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The National Book Award-winning novel—and contemporary classic—that launched the brilliant career of Gloria Naylor "[A] shrewd and lyrical portrayal of many of the realities of black life . . . Miss Naylor bravely risks sentimentality and melodrama to write her compassion and outrage large, and she pulls it off triumphantly." —The New York Times Book ReviewThis e-book includes a foreword by Tayari Jones. In her heralded first novel, Gloria Naylor weaves together the stories of seven women living in Brewster Place, a bleak-inner city sanctuary, creating a powerful, moving portrait of the strengths, struggles, and hopes of black women in America. Vulnerable and resilient, openhanded and openhearted, these women forge their lives in a place that in turn threatens and protects—a common prison and a shared home. Naylor renders both loving and painful human experiences with simple eloquence and uncommon intuition. Adapted into a 1989 ABC miniseries starring Oprah Winfrey, The Women of Brewster Place is a touching and unforgettable read.
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English
ISBN:
9780140066906, 014006690X
Accelerated Reader:
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Level 6.4, 10 Points

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"A novel in seven stories"--Cover,
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Accelerated Reader AR,UG,6.4,10.0,74328.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Naylor, G. (19831982). The women of Brewster Place. New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Naylor, Gloria. 19831982. The Women of Brewster Place. New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Naylor, Gloria, The Women of Brewster Place. New York: Penguin Books, 19831982.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Naylor, Gloria. The Women of Brewster Place. New York: Penguin Books, 19831982. Print.

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