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Conjure tales and stories of the color line

Gathers stories that reflected changing racial attitudes in America, probed the psychological depths of southern blacks, and gave literary voice to the broad range of the African-American experience
Print Book, English, 2000
Penguin, New York, 2000
xxi, 278 pages ; 20 cm.
9780141185026, 0141185023
The goophered grapevine
Po' Sandy
Mars Jeem's nightmare
The conjurer's revenge
Sis' Becky's pickanniny
The gray wolf's ha'nt
Hot-foot Hannibal
Dave's neckliss
The wife of his youth
Her Virginia mammy
The sheriff's children
A matter of principle
Cicely's dream
The passing of Grandison
Uncle Wellington's wives
The bouquet
The web of circumstance
Baxter's procrustes