Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Your Blues Ain't Like Mine - 95 edition

Your Blues Ain`t Like Mine (ISBN10: 0345401123; ISBN13: 9780345401120)
ISBN13: 978-0345401120
ISBN10: 0345401123

Summary: Repercussions are felt for decades in a dozen lives after a racist beating turns to cold-blooded murder in a small Mississippi town in the 1950s. Bebe Moore Campbell's affecting memoir, Sweet Summer: Growing Up With and Without My Dad, was hailed by The Philadelphia Inquirer as "a remarkable achievement." "Ripe with family stories, lush with images, suffused with emotions," said the Kansas City Star. "It is probably one of the more overdue bo ...show moreoks about and for the black community," wrote Nikki Giovanni in The Washington Post. Now Campbell turns her abundant talents to fiction in an evocative first novel, Your Blues Ain't Like Mine. Chicago-born Armstrong Todd is fifteen, black, and unused to the segregated ways of the Deep South when his mother sends him to spend the summer with relatives in her native rural Mississippi. For speaking a few innocuous words in French to a white woman, Armstrong pays the ultimate price when her husband, brother-in-law, and father-in-law decide to teach him a lesson. The lives of everyone involved in the incident - black and white - are changed forever, and the reverberations extend well into the next generation. Resonant with the sorrows of poverty and racial prejudice as well as the triumphs of love and social justice, Your Blues Ain't Like Mine marks the debut of a powerful, clear voice in contemporary fiction. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 95
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Ballantine Books, Inc.
Published: 06/28/1995
International: No

View Review



List Price: $7.99
Used $4.40
Used
Save $3.59 (45%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 4 hours and 23 minutes and it ships by Noon CT today!
New  Currently Sold Out
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

93 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Your Blues Ain't Like Mine
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (93)  |  New (7)  |  Like New (1)  |  Very Good (19)  |  Good (35)  |  Acceptable (31)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$8.31
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$4.30
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
indoo
Avenel, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.16
BRAND NEW
$4.51
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
PaperbackshopUS
Secaucus, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.48
New Book. Shipped from US within 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000
$4.95
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
BargainBookStores
Grand Rapids, MI
Seller Rating: 4.72
BRAND NEW ITEM! 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with Confidence! Millions of items sold!.
$5.03
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
GreatBookPrices
Westminster, MD
Seller Rating: 4.19
Brand New, Perfect Condition, Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.
$8.35
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
BookShop4U
Philadelphia, PA
Seller Rating: 4.43
MASS MARKET PAPERBACK New 0345401123 Brand New. Friendly Return Policy. A+++ Customer Service!
$11.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Russell Books
Victoria, BC
Seller Rating: 4.31
MASS MARKET PAPERBACK New 0345401123 Special order direct from the distributor.
Page:   1  
Close
Close
Close