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The book itch : freedom, truth & Harlem's greatest bookstore

Title
The book itch : freedom, truth & Harlem's greatest bookstore / Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie.
Author
Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux
Publication
Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Books, [2015]

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FormatAccessStatusCall NumberLocation
TextUse in libraryRequestJFF 16-387Schwarzman Building - Main Reading Room 315
TextUse in libraryRequestSc+ F 16-202Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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Description
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations; 29 cm
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Call Number
Sc+ F 16-202
ISBN
  • 9780761339434 (lib. bdg.)
  • 0761339434 (lib. bdg.)
LCCN
2013040520
OCLC
865711268
Author
Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux, author.
Title
The book itch : freedom, truth & Harlem's greatest bookstore / Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie.
Publisher
Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Books, [2015]
Type of Content
text
still image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Local Note
Schomburg copy with dust jacket.
Summary
Relates the story of the National Memorial African Bookstore, founded in Harlem by Louis Michaux in 1939, as seen from the perspective of Louis Michaux Jr., who met famous men like Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X while helping there.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Local Subject
Black author.
Added Author
Schomburg Children's Collection.
Christie, R. Gregory, 1971- illustrator.
Research Call Number
Sc+ F 16-202
JFF 16-387
J PIC NELSON
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