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living is easy.

West, Dorothy

living is easy.

by West, Dorothy

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Boston (Mass.)
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Fiction,
    • Boston (Mass.) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1948 ed.

      GenreFiction.
      SeriesThe American Negro, his history and literature., Afro-American culture series.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.W5174 Li6, PS3545.E82794 Li6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination347 p.
      Number of Pages347
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5754738M
      LC Control Number71094139

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      The first novel by Dorothy West-author of The Wedding and the youngest writer associated with the Harlem Renaissance-was one of only a handful to be published by black women during the Living Is Easy tells the story of Cleo Judson, daughter of Southern sharecroppers, determined to integrate into Boston's black elite. Married to the Black Banana King" Bart Judson, Cleo maneuvers . Oscar Wilde — ‘To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.’.

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Living Is Easy in ,West resumed work on her second novel,The Wedding,which was published in to wide line Kennedy,then an editor at Doubleday,helped West secure a contract for the ,Oprah Winfrey produced a television movie of The Wedding, starring Halle Berry,but the story was altered considerably.

West, best known for her short stories, debuted with The Living Is Easy in Inshortly after she graduated from Girls' Latin School in Boston, West tied for second prize in a short story contest with Zora Neale Hurston.

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That's Cleo, the main character of a book that brings to life the world of Boston's black elite shortly before and during the First World War. Buy Living is Easy by Dorothy West online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $   I always particularly enjoy picking the books for this challenge, then drag my feet getting around to them.

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Book #5 The Living is Easy - highly recommended Jackie Onassis spent some of her final years encouraging Harlem Renaissance writer Dorothy West to finish her second novel, The Wedding. She would visit West at her home in Martha’s Vineyard almost weekly. The first 3/4 of the novel is a marvel/5(2).The Living is Easy.

by Dorothy West. Published: Paperback: pages. 0 members reading this now 1 club reading this now 0 members have read this book. This stunning first novel by the author of The Wedding is one of only a handful of novels published by black women during the s.

It tells the story of Cleo Judson—daughter of.The Living Is Easy is delightfully wry and ironic humor—even bitchiness—of the novel coexists with a challenging moral and social complexity. "A powerful work."—Essence "Dorothy West is a brisk storyteller with an eye for ironic detail a deft stylist and writer of social satire."—Ms.