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Requiem for Harlem

by Henry Roth

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Published by Picador in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction,
    • Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHenry Roth.
      SeriesMercy of a rude stream ;, v. 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3535.O787 M47 1994 vol. 4 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL370696M
      ISBN 100312202059
      LC Control Number98031435

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By Kevin McGruder and Claude Johnson If one walks along Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard (aka Seventh Avenue) in Harlem today, they will see, for the first time in over 90 years, a vacant lot on the east side of the thoroughfare between West th and West th Streets. Requiem for Harlem, the fourth and final volume, appeared in Roth was able to revise both the third and fourth volumes in and with the help of his assistant, Felicia Steele, shortly before his death.

Before his death, Roth commented numerous times that Mercy of a Born: February 8,Tysmenitz, Galicia, Austria. Requiem for Harlem Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.

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