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The Resource No crystal stair : a documentary novel of the life and work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem bookseller, Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; art work by R. Gregory Christie

No crystal stair : a documentary novel of the life and work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem bookseller, Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; art work by R. Gregory Christie

Label
No crystal stair : a documentary novel of the life and work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem bookseller
Title
No crystal stair
Title remainder
a documentary novel of the life and work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem bookseller
Statement of responsibility
Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; art work by R. Gregory Christie
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Told by a banker that he should sell fried chicken rather than books, since "Negroes don't read", Lewis Michaux defies the odds to build Harlem's National Memorial African Bookstore, an intellectual center and gathering place from 1939 to 1975
Awards note
Coretta Scott King Author Honor Award, 2013.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
PZ7.N43773
LC item number
Nn 2012
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Christie, R. Gregory
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Michaux, Lewis H
  • Bookstores
  • African Americans
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
No crystal stair : a documentary novel of the life and work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem bookseller, Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; art work by R. Gregory Christie
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 170-182) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
188 pages
Isbn
9781541514911
Lccn
2011021251
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical table
System control number
  • ocn729721212
  • (OCoLC)729721212
Label
No crystal stair : a documentary novel of the life and work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem bookseller, Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; art work by R. Gregory Christie
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 170-182) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
188 pages
Isbn
9781541514911
Lccn
2011021251
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical table
System control number
  • ocn729721212
  • (OCoLC)729721212

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