Rosa Guy Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 15 pages of information about the life of Rosa Guy.
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Authors and Artists for Young Adults on Rosa Guy

"In a voice full of probing and anguished sensitivity, Rosa Guy examines the intersection of race and class in twentieth-century urban America," according to Laurie Ann Eno writing in St. James Guide to Young Adult Writers. Eno further commented, "The lives of the forgotten ones haunt her world, taking and shaping for themselves identities which society would deny and destroy." R. Baines, writing in The Junior Bookshelf, put Guy's work into perspective: "Rosa Guy is a black author writing with power, authority and insight about an underprivileged and inward looking world which is strange to most of us. Her themes are distressing, disturbing and unappealing ones which she deals with honestly and sympathetically." In her ten novels for teens and four adult novels, Guy traces the fault lines of race in America, the disparities and inequalities between blacks and whites as well as between African Americans and African...

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