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Manchild in the promised land. [An autobiography.].

"Manchild in the Promised Land is indeed one of the most remarkable autobiographies of our time. This thinly fictionalized account of Charles Brown's childhood as a hardened, streetwise criminal trying to survive the toughest streets of Harlem has been heralded as the definitive account of everyday life for the first generation of African Americans raised in the Northern ghettoes of the 1940s and 1950s ..."--Publisher's note on back cover.

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  • ""Manchild in the Promised Land is indeed one of the most remarkable autobiographies of our time. This thinly fictionalized account of Charles Brown's childhood as a hardened, streetwise criminal trying to survive the toughest streets of Harlem has been heralded as the definitive account of everyday life for the first generation of African Americans raised in the Northern ghettoes of the 1940s and 1950s ..."--Publisher's note on back cover."@en
  • ""I want to talk about the first Northern urban generation of Negroes. I want to talk about the experiences of a misplaced generation, of a misplaced people in an extremely complex, confused society. This is a story of their searching, their dreams, their sorrows, their small and futile rebellions, and their endless battle to establish their own place in America's greatest metropolis--and in America itself."--Foreword, p. 7."@en
  • ""I want to talk about the first Northern urban generation of Negroes. I want to talk about the experiences of a misplaced generation, of a misplaced people in an extremely complex, confused society. This is a story of their searching, their dreams, their sorrows, their small and futile rebellions, and their endless battle to establish their own place in America's greatest metropolis--and in America itself."--Foreword, p. 7."
  • "A fictionalized account of Brown's growing up in Harlem. It portrays Harlem as a complex society of children, young people, hardworking parents, hustlers, drug dealers, prostitutes, and numbers runners; the police, the action, the street, the violence, sex, humor, and the language."
  • "A fictionalized account of Brown's growing up in Harlem. It portrays Harlem as a complex society of children, young people, hardworking parents, hustlers, drug dealers, prostitutes, and numbers runners; the police, the action, the street, the violence, sex, humor, and the language."@en
  • ""I want to talk about the first Northern urban generation of Negroes. I want to talk about the experiences of a misplaced generation, of a misplaced people in an extremely complex, confused society. This is a story of their searching, their dreams, their sorrows, their small and futile rebellions, and their endless battle to establish their own place in America's greatest metropolis--and in America itself."--preface p. ix."@en
  • "The autobiography of a young black man raised in Harlem. A realistic description of life in the ghetto."@en
  • "The autobiography of a young black man raised in Harlem. A realistic description of life in the ghetto."
  • "One of the most remarkable autobiographies of our time, Manchild in the Promised Land is the thinly fictionalized account of Claude Brown's childhood as a hardened, streetwise criminal trying to survive the toughest streets of Harlem. It has been heralded as the definitive account of everyday life for the first generation of African Americans raised in the Northern ghettos of the 1940s and 1950s. When first published in 1965, it was praised for its realistic portrayal of Harlem--the children, young people, hardworking parents; the hustlers, drug dealers, prostitutes, and numbers runners; the police; the violence, sex, and humor. -- Publisher's description."

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  • "Manchild in the promised land : a modern classic of the black experience."

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