The Big Sea: An Autobiography Langston Hughes

The Big Sea: An Autobiography

Author: Langston Hughes
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Book Title
The Big Sea: An Autobiography
Author
Langston Hughes
ISBN
9780809015498
Introduction by Arnold Rampersad. Langston Hughes, born in 1902, came of age early in the 1920s. In The Big Sea he recounts those memorable years in the two great playgrounds of the decade--Harlem and Paris. In Paris he was a cook and waiter in nightclubs. He knew the musicians and dancers, the drunks and dope fiends. In Harlem he was a rising young poet--at the center of the Harlem Renaissance. Arnold Rampersad writes in his incisive new introduction to The Big Sea, an American classic: This is American writing at its best--simpler than Hemingway; as simple and direct as that of another Missouri-born writer...Mark Twain.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Langston HughesPublisher: Hill & WangPublished: 08/01/1993ISBN: 9780809015498Pages: 368Weight: 0.75lbsSize: 7.90h x 5.40w x 1.10d

Introduction by Arnold Rampersad.

Langston Hughes, born in 1902, came of age early in the 1920s. In The Big Sea he recounts those memorable years in the two great playgrounds of the decade--Harlem and Paris. In Paris he was a cook and waiter in nightclubs. He knew the musicians and dancers, the drunks and dope fiends. In Harlem he was a rising young poet--at the center of the Harlem Renaissance.

Arnold Rampersad writes in his incisive new introduction to The Big Sea, an American classic: This is American writing at its best--simpler than Hemingway; as simple and direct as that of another Missouri-born writer...Mark Twain.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Langston Hughes
Publisher: Hill & Wang
Published: 08/01/1993
ISBN: 9780809015498
Pages: 368
Weight: 0.75lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.40w x 1.10d

Introduction by Arnold Rampersad.

Langston Hughes, born in 1902, came of age early in the 1920s. In The Big Sea he recounts those memorable years in the two great playgrounds of the decade--Harlem and Paris. In Paris he was a cook and waiter in nightclubs. He knew the musicians and dancers, the drunks and dope fiends. In Harlem he was a rising young poet--at the center of the Harlem Renaissance.

Arnold Rampersad writes in his incisive new introduction to The Big Sea, an American classic: This is American writing at its best--simpler than Hemingway; as simple and direct as that of another Missouri-born writer...Mark Twain.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Langston Hughes
Publisher: Hill & Wang
Published: 08/01/1993
ISBN: 9780809015498
Pages: 368
Weight: 0.75lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.40w x 1.10d