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Dancing with Langston - by Sharyn Skeeter (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 260

Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres

Sub-Genre: African American

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Green Place Books

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: Women

Author: Sharyn Skeeter

Language: English

Street Date: November 12, 2019
TCIN: 78653961
UPC: 9781950584192
Item Number (DPCI): 247-09-2883
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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Book Synopsis



Carrie, a business manager who always wanted to be a dancer, has two commitments today. She made a promise to her late father to move Cousin Ella, a former Paris café dancer, from her condemned Harlem apartment to a safe place. She's also committed to catch a flight to Seattle with her husband for his new job. But Cousin Ella resists leaving the apartment where she's had salons with Langston Hughes. She also has a mysterious gift that she wants Carrie to earn. If she does, a revelation about Carrie's father and his cousin Langston Hughes will change her life.



About the Author



Sharyn Skeeter is a writer, poet, editor, and educator. She was fiction/poetry/book review editor at Essence and editor in chief at Black Elegance magazine. She's taught at Emerson College, University of Bridgeport, Fairfield University, and Gateway and Three Rivers community colleges. She participated in panel discussions and readings at universities in India and Singapore. Sharyn Skeeter has been published in numerous magazine articles. Her poetry and fiction is in journals and anthologies. She lives in Seattle where she's been involved with Humanities Washington (Bedtime Stories) and ACT Theatre. Her grandmother's Langston family and their oral history of Langston Hughes inspired Dancing with Langston.

Author photo: Teri Thompson Randall

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