The Marrow Of Tradition
Buy Item $14.40 Retail: $16.00 Save 10% ($1.60)
In Stock
Stock No: WW86860
Penguin Classics / 1993 / Paperback
Quantity:

Add To Cart


Add To Wishlist
Buy eBook Begin reading in seconds $12.99 eBook Details
Quantity:


Add To Cart


Wishlist

The Marrow Of Tradition

Penguin Classics / 1993 / Paperback

In Stock
Stock No: WW86860


This product is not available for expedited shipping.
* This product is available for shipment only to the USA.
  • Other Formats (2)
Other Formats (2)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include
  1. In Stock
    $12.99
    Add To Cart
    0
    $12.99
  2. In Stock
    $14.40
    Retail: $16.00
    Add To Cart
    $14.40

Product Description

One of the most significant historical novels in American literature, this book is based on the Wilmington, North Carolina Massacre of 1898. Called a "race riot" by the inflammatory Southern press and engineered by white Democrats who had seen their political control slip into the hands of Republicans, many of whom were black, it was in fact a coup that restored power to the Democrats by subverting the principles of free democratic election. Some of Charles Chesnutt's relatives lived through the violence, and their accounts inspired this powerful and passionate novel.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Vendor: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 1993
Dimensions: 8.12 X 5.12 (inches)
ISBN: 0140186867
ISBN-13: 9780140186864
Series: Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics

Related Products

  1. Conjure Woman
    Conjure Woman
    Charles Chesnutt
    Penguin Books / 2000 / Trade Paperback
    $13.50 Retail: $15.00 Save 10% ($1.50)

Publisher's Description

This novel is based on a historically accurate account of the Wilmington, North Carolina, "race riot" of 1898, and is a passionate portrait of the betrayal of black culture in America, by an acclaimed African-American writer. 

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Editorial Reviews

"Chesnutt was tremendously explicit in representing the violence and his own anger. Today it reads as one of the more enduring novels of the era." —Richard Yarborough, UCLA

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask a Question

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Back
×

Ask a Question

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.