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Tar Beach

"Ringgold recounts the dream adventure of eight-year-old Cassie Louise Lightfoot, who flies above her apartment-building rooftop, the 'tar beach' of the title, looking down on 1939 Harlem. Part autobiographical, part fictional, this allegorical tale sparkles with symbolic and historical references central to African-American culture. The spectacular artwork resonates with color and texture
Print Book, English, 1996, c1991
1st Dragonfly Books ed View all formats and editions
Random House Publishing Group, New York, 1996, c1991