The Kind of Light That Shines On Texas by Reginald McKnight

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This collection of short stories, by award-winning author Reginald McKnight, explores the rich and complex experience of the African American middle class, from a small southern classroom to a mythical Africa to suburban streets.

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Reginald McKnight teaches at the University of Michigan. He has received an NEA Grant, an O. Henry Award, a Whiting Award, and the Drue Heinz Literature Prize.
Published February 1, 1992 by Little Brown. 194 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Business & Economics. Fiction

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Filled with sharp humor and pitch-perfect dialogue, these seven stories explore African American experience with telegraphic urgency. In the deeply satisfying title story, which won an O. Henry Award,

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