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No crystal stair : a documentary novel of the life and work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem bookseller /

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.

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  • "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."@en
  • "In this work of historical fiction, Nelson tells the story of a man with a passion for knowledge and of a bookstore whose influence has become legendary."

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  • "Dust jackets (Bindings)"@en
  • "History"@en
  • "Coretta Scott King Award (Author): Honor book"@en
  • "Juvenile works"
  • "Juvenile works"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Electronic books."

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  • "No crystal stair : a documentary novel of the life and work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem bookseller /"@en
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