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1940s America | 1940s America

robert-goolrick's picture
Mar.25.2013
It is the summer of 1948 when a handsome, charismatic stranger, Charlie Beale, recently back from the war in Europe, shows up in the town of Brownsburg, a sleepy village nestled in the valley of Virginia. All he has with him are two suitcases: One contains his few possessions, including a fine...
joshua-dayton-moonracer-dysart's picture
May.16.2008
Hollywood, 1939. Josh Jones has escaped rural Mississippi racism and found a makeshift family among other refugees in Tinseltown. His secret life as Captain Gravity is known only to best friends C. F. Avery, a movie director, and Chase Dubois, a starlet. He isn't the only spare-time hero. Chase has...
maya-angelou's picture
Dec.14.2007
This second book from Angelou’s autobiographical series follows I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings. With gripping poignancy, wisdom, and a fierce passion (dosed with a dash of humor) she tells the story of her life as a young black woman in 1940s America, beginning with her teen years.