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A Different Drummer
     

A Different Drummer

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by William Melvin Kelley, David Bradley (Foreword by)
 

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Nearly three decades offer its first publication, A Different Drummer remains one of the most trenchant, imaginative, and hard-hitting works of fiction to come out of the bitter struggle for African-American civil rights.

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Nearly three decades offer its first publication, A Different Drummer remains one of the most trenchant, imaginative, and hard-hitting works of fiction to come out of the bitter struggle for African-American civil rights.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
First published some 30 years ago, this is the story of Tucker Caliban, a black Southerner who one day salts his fields, burns down his house, kills his livestock and, with his wife and child, sets off a mass exodus of his mythical state's entire black population. (June)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780385413909
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/01/1990
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
1,355,056
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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A Different Drummer 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this book is a piece of art! the moment i started reading it i couldn't put it down. the only thing that i resented about it, is that it ended--- I WANT A SEQUEL!