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Review: ‘The Street,’ by Ann Petry

This classic story of a single mother’s struggle against poverty, published in 1946, would become the first novel by a Black woman to sell a million copies. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-22 04:28:52 UTC ]
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Tayari Jones on the Necessary American History of Ann Petry’s The Street

The Street is a groundbreaking work of American literature that is as relevant today as when it was published in 1946. When it won Ann Petry the Houghton Mifflin Prize for Debut Writers, the literary world was put on notice. Everyone agreed that the novel was brilliant, but, as is the case with... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-06 09:47:44 UTC ]
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Virago aims for 'major reappraisal' of Ann Petry's work with 2020 reissues

Virago Modern Classics is publishing two novels by Ann Petry next year, The Street and The Narrows, in a bid to spark "a major reappraisal" of the author's work.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-22 08:24:55 UTC ]
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