The Marrow of Tradition

By: Chesnutt, Charles W.

Price: $400.00

Quantity: 1 available


Cloth has some stains and soiling, including old, circular water marks on front and back covers along with light edge and corner wear; spine slightly sunned. Both exterior and interior show expected aging. The rear hinge has been reglued at some point. Crayon marks on p. 231. Overall, this copy in VG- condition. This is considered to be Chesnutt's finest novel. It deals with the Wilmington, North Carolina race riot 0f 1898.; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 329 pages; Chesnutt's fourth, and most controversial, novel. The book is a fictional account of the Wilmington, North Carolina race riots of 1898. Chesnuttt's realistic depiction of white supremiists and Southern prejudice cost him much of his white readership. Blockson 5838. Sold Smithsonian AA Museum 7.29.14

Title: The Marrow of Tradition

Author Name: Chesnutt, Charles W.

Categories: African - American,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1901

Binding: Hardcover

Seller ID: 16168

Keywords: African - American Black Negro Novel Fiction