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His Own Where

His Own Where( )
Author: Jordan, June
Introduction by: Sapphire,
Series title:Contemporary Classics Ser.
ISBN:978-1-55861-688-2
Publication Date:May 2010
Publisher:Feminist Press at The City University of New York
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $11.99
Book Description:

The only young adult book by June Jordan is rediscovered and introduced by best-selling author Sapphire.

Book Details
Pages:192
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Author Biography
Jordan, June (Author)
Sapphire was born Ramona Lofton in Fort Ord, California on August 4, 1950. She attended City College of New York and received her master's degree at Brooklyn College. Before starting her writing career, she worked as a performance artist and a teacher of reading and writing. Her works include the poetry collection American Dreams and the novel Push, which won the Book-of-the-Month Club Stephen Crane award for First Fiction, the Black Caucus of the American Library Association's First Novelist Award, and the Mind Book of the Year Award in Great Britain. Precious, the film adaption of her novel Push, won the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Awards in the U.S. dramatic competition at Sundance (2009). Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, The Black Scholar, Spin, and Bomb. In 2009, she was the recipient of a Fellow Award in Literature from United States Artists.

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