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Proverbs for the People

Proverbs for the People( )
Author: Rhodes, Jewell Parker
Editor: Price-Thompson, Tracy
Stovall, TaRessa
ISBN:978-0-7582-0287-1
Publication Date:Jul 2004
Publisher:Kensington Publishing Corporation
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.00
Book Description:

Foreword by Jewell Parker Rhodes. In this powerful collection of stories based on African, black American and Biblical proverbs, some of today's most exciting new black American writers tackle the unifying themes, delicious wit and undeniable wisdom of the proverbs, making them sing for a whole new generation. Features contributions from best-selling authors Margaret Johnson-Hodge and Timmothy McCann, amongst many others.

Book Details
Pages:512
Detailed Subjects: Literary Collections / American / African American
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.6 x 8.72 x 1.3 Inches
Book Weight:1.373 Pounds
Author Biography
Rhodes, Jewell Parker (Author)
Jewell Parker Rhodes is an award-winning author. Her books include Voodoo Dreams, Magic City, Douglass' Women, Season, Moon, Hurricane, and the children's book, Ninth Ward. She is also the author of the writing guides Free Within Ourselves: Fiction Lessons for Black Authors and The African American Guide to Writing and Publishing Nonfiction.

Her work has been published in Germany, Italy, Canada, Turkey, and the United Kingdom and reproduced in audio and for NPR's "Selected Shorts." Rhodes honors include: the American Book Award, the National Endowment of the Arts Award in Fiction, the Black Caucus of the American Library Award for Literary Excellence, the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Award for Outstanding Writing, and two Arizona Book Awards.

Rhodes is the Virginia G. Piper Chair in Creative Writing and Artistic Director of Piper Global Engagement at Arizona State University.

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