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The Women of Brewster Place (Penguin Contemporary American Fiction Series), GLORIA NAYLOR
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Author Name    Naylor, Gloria

Title   The Women of Brewster Place

Binding   Paper Back

Book Condition   Used - Good

Publisher    Penguin (Non-Classics) June 1983

ISBN Number    014006690X / 9780140066906

Seller ID   496754

Once the home of poor Irish and Italian immigrants, Brewster Place, a rotting tenement on a dead-end street, now shelters black families. This novel portrays the courage, the fear, and the anguish of some of the women there who hold their families together, trying to make a home. Among them are: Mattie Michael, the matriarch who loses her son to prison; Etta Mae Johnson who tries to trade the 'high life' for marriage with a local preacher; Kiswana Browne who leaves her middle-class family to organize a tenant's union.

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