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Praisesong for the Widow

Written by
Marshall, Paule, American, born 1929
Published by
G. P. Putnam's Sons, American, 1838 - 1996
Medium
cardboard , paper (fiber product) and ink
Dimensions
8 3/4 x 5 1/4 x 1 in. (22.2 x 13.3 x 2.5 cm)
Type
books
Date
1983
Description
A hard cover case bound (adhesive) 256 page book (a), a novel written by Paule Marshall. The paper wrap around jacket (b) is printed with a thin black double line frame. At the top of the cover is [Paule Marshall] in brown, [Author of BROEN GIRL, BROWNSTONES] in black and [Praisesong / for the / Widow] in large bold purple letters. There is an illustration of a bust of a woman in the lower left. The verso features black, brown and purple text.
Topic
African American
Families
Literature
Motherhood
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.158.4ab
Restrictions & Rights
©Penguin Books, 1983. Permission required for use.
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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