Living Is Easy

Living Is Easy

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by Dorothy West
     
 

One of only a handful of novels published by black women during the forties, the story of ambitious Cleo Judson is a long-time cult classic. 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

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One of only a handful of novels published by black women during the forties, the story of ambitious Cleo Judson is a long-time cult classic. 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.

"Long beloved for its wry and ironic humor, this novel continues to delight and challenge readers."-Feminist Bookstore News

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Suggested for course use in:
African-American studies
20th-century U.S. literature

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780405019425
Publisher:
Ayer Company Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/1970
Series:
American Negro

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