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8 edition of Story for a black night found in the catalog.

Story for a black night

by Clayton Bess

  • 125 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Parnassus Press, Houghton Mifflin in Oakland, Calif, Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Smallpox -- Fiction.,
    • Family life -- Fiction.,
    • Africa -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      An African father tells his son about the disaster that followed the night a baby with smallpox was abandoned in his family"s house.

      Edition Notes

      StatementClayton Bess.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.B4654 St 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination84 p. ;
      Number of Pages84
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4267395M
      ISBN 100395318572
      LC Control Number81013396
      OCLC/WorldCa7945367

        Children of the Night includes male and female authors, stressing the period to the present. The former has useful annotations at the beginning of each piece, while the latter has tried to provide a sequel to the well-received short story collection of (Best Short Stories by Black Writers), edited by Langston : Little, Brown and Company. "Black Night" is a song by British hard rock band Deep Purple, first released as a single in June and later included on the 25th Anniversary version of their album, In Rock. The song became a hit following its release, peaking at No. 2 on UK charts, and to this day remains Deep Purple's highest charting UK single.B-side: "Speed King" (UK), "Into The Fire" (US).

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Story for a Black Night is about the moral choices women make in the midst of crisis, in this instance during a bout with smallpox.

The most charming aspect of the book is its sing-song anti-grammar phrasing, such as “That is why that evening as I listened to silence in the bush, I was scary.3/5(2). Overview One dark night, an African father tells the story of another black night long ago when he, Momo, was a small boy—when he lay awake in his house in the bush, with his mother and grandmother and baby sister—when there came a knock on the door and evil crashed into his : Clayton Bess.

This is set in Africa (Liberia, per the flap) where a man of 40, on a night the electricity goes out, tells of the evil and good that came on a dark night when he was ten, in the same house but with bush all around, ""before the town grew to meet it."".

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