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The Bloodworth orphans

Leon Forrest

The Bloodworth orphans

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Published by Another Chicago Press, distributed by Illinois Literary Publishers Association in Chicago, IL, Oak Park, Ill .
Written in English


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Statementby Leon Forrest
The Physical Object
Paginationxliii, 383 p. ;
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14427630M
ISBN 1000961464437
LC Control Number87071649

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01 Dec Paperback. unavailable. Try. After the publication of The Bloodworth Orphans, Forrest wrote two librettos for musical productions and several short stories.

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Army before beginning his career as a writer. From to Forrest worked as a journalist for various. Works. There is a Tree More Ancient than Eden (). The Bloodworth Orphans (). Two Wings to Veil My Face ().

Relocations of the Spirit: Collected Essays (). Divine Days (). Meteor in the Madhouse (). For Leon Forrest, the Chicago novelist (''The Bloodworth Orphans'') who teaches ''Native Son'' in his Afro-American literature classes at Northwestern University, the restored version clears up Author: John Blades.

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Leon Richard Forrest (January 8, – November 6, ) was an African-American novels concerned mythology, history, and Chicago. Forrest was born into a middle-class family in Chicago. His mother was Catholic and from New Orleans, while his father's family was paternal great-grandmother had a role in his early upbringing.

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His books-which include novels There Is a Tree More Ancient than Eden, Divine Days, The Bloodworth Orphans, and Two Wings to Veil My Face, and the posthumously published novella Meteor in the Madhouse-fused classical mythology, realism, and African American history and culture.

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