The Women of Brewster Place Gloria Naylor

The Women of Brewster Place

Author: Gloria Naylor
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Book Title
The Women of Brewster Place
Author
Gloria Naylor
ISBN
9780140066906
The National Book Award-winning novel that launched the brilliant career of Gloria Naylor (1950-2016) In her heralded first novel, Gloria Naylor weaves together the stories of seven women living in Brewster Place, a bleak-inner city sanctuary, creative a powerful, moving portrait of the strengths, struggles, and hopes of black women in America. Vulnerable and resilient, openhanded and openhearted, these women forge their lives in a place that in turn threatens and protects - a common prison and a shared home. Adapted into a 1989 ABC miniseries starring Oprah Winfrey, The Women of Brewster Place is a contemporary classic - and a touching and unforgettable read. " A] shrewd and lyrical portrayal of many of the realities of black life . . . Miss Naylor bravely risks sentimentality and melodrama to write her compassion and outrage large, and she pulls it off triumphantly." -The New York Times Book ReviewBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Gloria NaylorPublisher: Penguin GroupPublished: 06/30/1983ISBN: 9780140066906Pages: 192Weight: 0.35lbsSize: 7.60h x 5.00w x 0.60dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 74328 / Women of Brewster PlaceReading Level: 6.4 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 10
The National Book Award-winning novel that launched the brilliant career of Gloria Naylor (1950-2016)

In her heralded first novel, Gloria Naylor weaves together the stories of seven women living in Brewster Place, a bleak-inner city sanctuary, creative a powerful, moving portrait of the strengths, struggles, and hopes of black women in America. Vulnerable and resilient, openhanded and openhearted, these women forge their lives in a place that in turn threatens and protects - a common prison and a shared home. Adapted into a 1989 ABC miniseries starring Oprah Winfrey, The Women of Brewster Place is a contemporary classic - and a touching and unforgettable read.

" A] shrewd and lyrical portrayal of many of the realities of black life . . . Miss Naylor bravely risks sentimentality and melodrama to write her compassion and outrage large, and she pulls it off triumphantly." -The New York Times Book Review

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Gloria Naylor
Publisher: Penguin Group
Published: 06/30/1983
ISBN: 9780140066906
Pages: 192
Weight: 0.35lbs
Size: 7.60h x 5.00w x 0.60d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 74328 / Women of Brewster Place
Reading Level: 6.4 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 10
The National Book Award-winning novel that launched the brilliant career of Gloria Naylor (1950-2016)

In her heralded first novel, Gloria Naylor weaves together the stories of seven women living in Brewster Place, a bleak-inner city sanctuary, creative a powerful, moving portrait of the strengths, struggles, and hopes of black women in America. Vulnerable and resilient, openhanded and openhearted, these women forge their lives in a place that in turn threatens and protects - a common prison and a shared home. Adapted into a 1989 ABC miniseries starring Oprah Winfrey, The Women of Brewster Place is a contemporary classic - and a touching and unforgettable read.

" A] shrewd and lyrical portrayal of many of the realities of black life . . . Miss Naylor bravely risks sentimentality and melodrama to write her compassion and outrage large, and she pulls it off triumphantly." -The New York Times Book Review

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Gloria Naylor
Publisher: Penguin Group
Published: 06/30/1983
ISBN: 9780140066906
Pages: 192
Weight: 0.35lbs
Size: 7.60h x 5.00w x 0.60d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 74328 / Women of Brewster Place
Reading Level: 6.4 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 10