Title: Story Of The Negro
Author: Arna Bontemps (illustrator - Raymond Lufkin)
Format: Hardcover - Missing Dust jacket
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf 1960 3rd Edition
Synopsis: A 1949 Newbery Honor Book. Begins with the Langston Hughes poem "my soul has grown deep like rivers", then discusses African heritage, crossing the Atlantic, bondage, freedom, and making the new world and beginning again. Illustrated by Raymond Lufkin. 243 numbered pages.
Overall Condition: A very good copy: Orange pictorial cloth binding clean and tight; Ex-library with usual markings and checkout sleeve. Some signs of age and use with minor flaws. = see picture; more images upon request.
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