Essential Hughes (Compact Disc)

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A rare and exceptional recording of Langston Hughes reading his own poetry, as well as his own commentary and reflections, on CD for the first time!

Collection includes: One Way Ticket The Negro Speaks of Rivers Puzzled Trumpet Player Ballad of the Gypsy Kid Sleepy Southern Mammy Songs Migrant Mama and Daughter Sylvester's Dying Bed Intern at Provident Hospital Merry-Go-Round Ku Klux Klan The South Mulatto Out of Work The Explanation of Our Times Dinner Guest: Me Cultural Exchange Along with commentary and reflections from the author

About the Author


Born in Joplin, Missouri, in 1902, the O Henry of Harlem, moved all over the country and settled eventually in New York City. He was a prolific writer, best known for his novels, plays and columns and one of the earliest innovators of jazz poetry.

Born in Joplin, Missouri, in 1902, the O Henry of Harlem, moved all over the country and settled eventually in New York City. He was a prolific writer, best known for his novels, plays and columns and one of the earliest innovators of jazz poetry.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780061336942
ISBN-10: 0061336947
Publisher: Caedmon
Publication Date: July 24th, 2007
Pages: 1
Language: English