Land of Nod and Other Stories

Land of Nod and Other Stories

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Focusing principally on Negro characters in rural North Carolina in the early 1900's, these thirteen stories are as affecting as they are earthy. Simple in construction, but built on complex issues, they follow several of Green's favorite themes: the white man's injustice to his black neighbor, the horror of capital punishment, the power of poverty to negate hard work and good intentions, and the stubborn dignity of human beings who refuse to be entirely crushed by circumstance.

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  • Paperback | 158 pages
  • 137 x 203 x 12.7mm | 181.44g
  • Chapel Hill, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0807878588
  • 9780807878583

About Paul Green

Winner of the 1927 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Paul Green (1894-1981) taught philosophy and drama at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was a native of Harnett County, North Carolina.
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