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Ntozake Shange

NTOZAKE SHANGE is a renowned playwright, poet, and novelist. Her works includes Some Sing, Some Cry, the Obie Award-winning for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf, Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo and Liliane. Among her honors and awards are fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund and a Pushcart Prize. A graduate of Barnard and recipient of a Masters in American Studies from University of Southern California, she currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Ntozake Shange

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lost in language & sound
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lost in language & sound

Ntozake Shange
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

A vibrant and vital collection that celebrates the three most important muses in the life and work of Ntozake Shange—language, music, and dance.

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Some Sing, Some Cry
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Some Sing, Some Cry

Ntozake Shange & Ifa Bayeza
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

Groundbreaking and heartbreaking, this triumphant novel by two of America's most acclaimed storytellers follows a family of women from enslavement to the dawn of the twenty-first century.

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Liliane
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Liliane

Ntozake Shange
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

Through the polyphonic voices of Liliane Lincoln's childhood friends, lovers, and conversations with her psychoanalyst, Ntozake Shange weaves the life of a remarkable young woman. Liliane Lincoln...

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Betsey Brown

Ntozake Shange
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

Praised as "exuberantly engaging" by the Los Angeles Times and a "beautiful, beautiful piece of writing" by the Houston Post, acclaimed artist Ntozake Shange brings to life the story...

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Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo
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Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo

Ntozake Shange
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

Ntozake Shange's beloved Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo is the story of three sisters and their mother from Charleston, South Carolina. Sassafrass, the oldest, is a poet and a weaver like her...

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