The Book Itch

The Book Itch

Freedom, Truth & Harlem's Greatest Bookstore

Book - 2015
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Relates the story of the National Memorial African Bookstore, founded in Harlem by Louis Michaux in 1939, as seen from the perspective of Louis Michaux Jr., who met famous men like Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X while helping there.
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Books, [2015]
ISBN: 9780761339434
0761339434
Branch Call Number: CJ 974.71 N338B 2015
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Christie, R. Gregory 1971-- Illustrator

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The story of the National
Memorial African Bookstore,
a testament to the power
of words and reading and a
celebration of culture during
some turbulent years.

Relates the story of the National Memorial African Bookstore, founded in Harlem by Louis Michaux in 1939, as seen from the perspective of Louis Michaux Jr., who met famous men like Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X while helping there.


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