New York Public Library's Books of the Century / Edition 1

New York Public Library's Books of the Century / Edition 1

by Elizabeth Diefendorf, Diana Bryan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195117905

ISBN-13: 9780195117905

Pub. Date: 10/28/1997

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

About the Author

Evelyn Allen Johnson was born and educated in the suburbs of Pittsburg, P.A.. Nursing and writing are among her greatest loves. She is a Registered Nurse, Cum Laude. After graduating from Howard University's School of Nursing, formerly Freedmen's Hospital School of Nursing, she later obtained a BSN and PHN from California State…  See more details below

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About the Author

Evelyn Allen Johnson was born and educated in the suburbs of Pittsburg, P.A.. Nursing and writing are among her greatest loves. She is a Registered Nurse, Cum Laude. After graduating from Howard University's School of Nursing, formerly Freedmen's Hospital School of Nursing, she later obtained a BSN and PHN from California State University at Los Angeles. She has vast nursing experience including Public School Nursing and Nursing Administration

She is an Award winning author, having received the Vassie D. Wright Award for her novel, "My Neighbor's Island." Mrs. Johnson has also written numerous other works, including a book of poetry, "A Nurse's Notes." She currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband, Raymond, an Attorney. They are the parents of one daughter, and two sons.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195117905
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Introduction2
Landmarks of Modern Literature8
Nature's Realm34
Protest & Progress46
Colonialism & Its Aftermath64
Mind & Spirit84
Popular Culture & Mass Entertainment102
Women Rise122
Economics & Technology136
Utopias & Dystopias150
War, Holocaust, Totalitarianism166
Optimism, Joy, Gentility186
Favorites of Childhood and Youth204
List of First Editions214
Notes222
A Note About the Artist230

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