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My fathers̓ house.

Shirley Eclov

My fathers̓ house.

by Shirley Eclov

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.E197 My
The Physical Object
Pagination181 p. ; 22 cm.
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5848456M
LC Control Number62007922
OCLC/WorldCa1294413

  A follow-up of sorts to All God’s Children, the author’s book about an African-American family mired in multiple generations of imprisonment. This time, the author chronicles a “a white family with a sizable number of inmates to illustrate this perverse legacy while removing race as a factor in the discussion.”.   It’s a reviewer’s cliche to say of a book that the main protagonist isn’t any of the characters but the place where it’s set. Here no such distinction can be drawn: “My father was the house.

In My Father's House/The Hiding Place BOOK SET.   "My first memories," writes Kwame Anthony Appiah in the preface to In My Father's House: Africa in the Philosophy of Culture (), "are of a place called 'Mbrom,' a small neighborhood in Kumasi, capital of Asante, as that kingdom turned from being part of the British Gold Coast colony to being a region of the Republic of Ghana." Raised in a country at the .

In My Father's House is especially wide-ranging, covering everything from Pan Africanism, to the works of early African-American intellectuals such as Alexander Crummell and W.E.B. Du Bois, to the ways in which African identity influences African literature.   The book paints a complicated and weaves a tale about how an upscale caucasian family which included a college professor and his educated wife, Lisa Phillip Layton, who survived Nazi persecution by coming to s: 4.


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Ernest Gaines Walks Near his Birthplace4/5(54). 1 This is my Father's world, And to my listening ears All nature sings, and round me rings The music of the spheres. This is my Father's world: I rest me in the thought Of rocks and trees, of skies and seas--His hand the wonders wrought.

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