To Be Young, Gifted, And Black by Lorraine Hansberry

The book is a posthumously published autobiography in the form of a montage of the late playwright's personal writings, letters, interviews, and journal entries. It offers an intimate look into the life of a trailblazing African American woman who navigated the complexities of identity, race, and gender in mid-20th-century America. Through her eloquent and passionate prose, the book captures the spirit of the Civil Rights Movement and the author's own struggles and triumphs as she became the first black woman to have a play performed on Broadway. It serves as an inspiring testament to her enduring legacy and the power of the written word to challenge societal norms.

The 4034th greatest book of all time


Published
1969
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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