John Oliver Killens (January 14, 1916 – October 27, 1987) was an American fiction writer from Georgia. His novels featured elements of African-American life.
John Oliver Killens (January 14, 1916 – October 27, 1987) was an American fiction writer from Georgia. He was also wrote plays, short stories and essays, and published articles in a range of outlets. Killens was born in Macon, Georgia, to Charles Myles Killens, Sr, and Willie Lee Killens. His father encouraged him to read Langston Hughes' writings, and his mother, who was president of the Dunbar Literary Club, introduced him to poetry
John Oliver Killens's landmark novel of social protest chronicles the li. .Youngblood is one hell of a good book. It traces the history of Joe and Laurie Lee Youngblood, their family, and how they change their world.
John Oliver Killens's landmark novel of social protest chronicles the li. The narrative voice takes a little bit to get used to, but is exactly the perfect choice to really take you into the world and characters of the book. After a few pages, I was completely encompassed by the world. The book is also beautifully structured, each event building on the next to bring you to a stunningly moving conclusion. This book also had a Youngblood is one hell of a good book.
John Oliver Killens's landmark novel of social protest chronicles the lives of the Youngblood family and their friends in Crossroads, Georgia, from the turn of the century to the Great Depression.
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John Oliver Killens on the racial injustice suffered by African-Americans. African American Literature Social Justice Racism. The Writer Talks: John Oliver Killens, 8/19/1970 by PEN America is licensed under a Creative Commons License.
Youngblood (Brown Thrasher Books Se. John Killens. Killens (And Then We Heard the Thunder, et. depicts a time when the effort to register to vote became, for black and white, an existential act fraught with imminent death and unlimited possibility.
Home Killens, John O Youngblood. Bolerium Books specializes in American social movements and related topics. Killens, John O. Published by The Dial Press, New York, 1954. From Bolerium Books Inc. (San Francisco, CA, . Association Member: ABAA. We are located in San Francisco's Mission District on the third floor at 2141 Mission St. Our public hours are Noon to 6pm, Monday to Saturday.
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