Blues Ain't No Mockingbird Summary
Toni Cade Bambara

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Blues Ain't No Mockingbird Summary

First published in 1971, "Blues Ain't No Mockin Bird" was included the following year in Toni Cade Bambara's highly acclaimed first collection of short stories, Gorilla, My Love. Like most of Bambara's stories, "Blues Ain't No Mockin Bird" features strong African-American female characters and reflects social and political issues of particular concern to the contemporary African-American community. In the story, the young female narrator is playing with her neighbors and cousin at her grandmother's house...

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