Black April / a novel by Julia Peterkin, author of Green Thursday

Author
Peterkin, Julia, 1880-1961 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Indianapolis : The Bobbs-Merrill Company, [1927]
  • ©1927
Description
315 p. ; 20 cm.

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Summary note
The story of Black April "a giant negro foreman" of a plantation who dominates the lives and love affairs of all the other black folk. Poignant portrait of daily life and folk beliefs of the Gullah African-American of the South Carolina coast and nearby islands.
Contents
  • April's father
  • April's son
  • Cousin big Sue
  • Julia
  • Blue Brook
  • Uncle Bill
  • A birth-night supper
  • The premises
  • Saturday afternoon
  • The barnyard
  • Hunting 'possums and turkeys
  • Duck-hunting
  • The quilting
  • Church
  • Field work
  • Plowing
  • Hog-killing
  • Joy and April
  • At April's house
  • Seeking.
Place name(s)
United States Indiana Indianapolis.
LCCN
27005080
OCLC
25891184
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