The Resource The blacker the berry, (electronic resource)

The blacker the berry, (electronic resource)

Label
The blacker the berry
Title
The blacker the berry
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Blacker the Berry" is the provocative and illuminating 1929 novel by Harlem Renaissance author Wallace Thurman. The novel follows the life of Emma Lou Morgan, a young black woman with dark skin. She is born and raised by her single mother in the predominantly white community of Boise, Idaho. She often feels like an outsider, even among her family, as they are lighter skinned than she, and believes that her dark skin will keep her from marrying and having an easy life. Emma wants a better life for herself and goes to college at the University of Southern California, hopeful she will find people who will accept her. While she finds a larger black community at college, she continues to feel like an outsider and is often made to feel inferior and unwanted due to her darker skin. Emma Lou's search for love and acceptance takes her to New York and the vibrant black community of Harlem after college, but she continues to face prejudice and rejection in a world she thought would be more accepting of her. Critically acclaimed, "The Blacker the Berry" remains an unflinching and thought-provoking examination of race, prejudice, and self-acceptance
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1902-1934
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Thurman, Wallace
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
hoopla digital
Series statement
Penguin classics
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  • African American women
  • African American women
  • Black people
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • Electronic books
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The blacker the berry, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420969474
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13437540
Publisher number
MWT13437540
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The blacker the berry, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420969474
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13437540
Publisher number
MWT13437540
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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