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Author Green, Tara T.

Title A fatherless child : autobiographical perspectives on African American men / Tara T. Green

Published Columbia ; London : University of Missouri Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 172 pages)
Contents Acknowledgements -- Introduction: Where are the black fathers? -- The meaning of Langston Hughes's father-and-son relationships -- Richard Wright's fathers and sons -- Malcolm X's declaration of independence from his fathers -- Barack Obama's dreams -- The sons return to Africa -- Conclusion: Contemporary African American fathers and communities
Summary "Examining the works of Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, Malcolm X, and Barack Obama, Green portrays the intersecting experiences of generations of black men during the twentieth century both before and after the civil rights movement, revealing the impact of fatherlessness on racial and gender identity formation"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-170) and index
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Subject Absentee fathers -- United States.
African American authors -- Biography.
African American men -- Psychology.
African American men -- Social conditions.
Children of single parents -- Psychology.
Fatherless families -- United States.
Fathers and sons -- United States.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008051319
ISBN 0826266541 (electronic bk.)
9780826266545 (electronic bk.)