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Strivers Row

Strivers Row( )
Author: Baker, Kevin
Baker, Kevin
ISBN:978-0-06-019583-0
Publication Date:Jan 2006
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.95
Book Description:

The Rev. Jonah Dove is the son of a legendary Harlem minister, and a man troubled in both mind and spirit. He feels himself unworthy and incapable of taking up the burden of running his church from the larger-than-life figure who is his father. He is haunted both by his own, shameful history of "passing" as a white man in college, and by the prospects for his people in the harsh, new, racist age he fears the world is entering. Malcolm Little -- better known as Malcom X -- is a...
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Book Details
Pages:560
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / African American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.283 Inches
Book Weight:1.92 Pounds
Author Biography
Baker, Kevin (Author)
Kevin Baker was born in August 1958, in Englewood, New Jersey and grew up in Rockport, Massachusetts. He graduated from Columbia University in New York City in 1980. He began his writing career directly after graduation.

His first novel, Sometimes You See It Coming, based loosely on the life of Ty Cobb, was published in hardcover in 1993 and in paperback by HarperPaperbacks in the spring of 2003. Dreamland, part of Baker’s New York City of Fire trilogy, was published by HarperCollins in 1999, and in paperback the following year. Paradise Alley was published by HarperCollins in 2002.

Kevin was the chief historical researcher on Harold Evans' best-selling history, The American Century, published in 1999. He currently writes the monthly "In the News" column for American Heritage magazine, and has also been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Times, The Frankfurter Rundschau, Harper’s magazine, Talk, and The Industry Standard.

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