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Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux
No crystal stair : a documentary novel of the life and work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem bookseller / Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; art work by R. Gregory Christie
Alternate Title Documentary novel of the life and work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem bookseller
Life and work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem bookseller
Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Lab, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile/1st Flr  jPN.Nels85N6 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Michaux, Lewis H., 1885-1976 -- Juvenile fiction
Subject(s) Bookstores -- Juvenile fiction
African Americans -- Books and reading -- Juvenile fiction
African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Juvenile fiction
African Americans -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction
Subject Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction
Physical Description 188 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Summary Told by a banker that he should sell fried chicken rather than books, since "Negroes don't read", Lewis Michaux defies the odds to build Harlem's National Memorial African Bookstore, an intellectual center and gathering place from 1939 to 1975
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 178-182) and "Index of historical characters."
Alternate Author Christie, R. Gregory, 1971- ill

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