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Published by Perennial in [United States] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Young women,
  • African American women,
  • Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementApril Sinclair
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3569.I5197 C64 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p. ;
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24941955M
ISBN 100380724596
ISBN 109780380724598
OCLC/WorldCa49060936

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COFFEE WILL MAKE YOU BLACK is a sound debut for a new writer as Sinclair. The story generates interest quickly and continues to engage the reader easily. Set on Chicago's Southside in the mid-to-late 60s, Coffee Will Make You Black is the moving and entertaining tale of Jean "Stevie" Stevenson, a young black woman growing up . Coffee Will Make You Black () About book: Posted at Shelf Inflicted I couldn’t resist the title. When I was little, my mom used to give me my own mug with a little bit of Café Bustelo and a lot of sugar. It made me feel pretty grown up that I was drinking coffee with my parents.4/5(5). Set on Chicago's Southside in the mid-to-late 60s, Coffee Will Make You Black is the moving and entertaining tale of Jean "Stevie" Stevenson, a young black woman growing up through the Civil Rights and Black Power movements. The novel opens at a time when, for black families, seeing a black person on television was an event; when expressions like "I don't want nothing black but /5(8).

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