Books Like Fever by John Edgar Wideman | Suggested Reading

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Narrative (1794) by Absalom Jones and Richard Allen is a personal memoir of Philadelphia's 1793 yellow fever epidemic.

Forging Freedom (1988) by Gary B. Nash explores the formation and development of Phila-delphia's African-American community from the 18th century and until the mid 19th century.

Bring Out Your Dead (1949) by J. H. Powell chronicles the yellow fever epidemic that hit Philadelphia in 1793.

Burning Down the House (1987) by John Ander-son and Hilary Hevenor explores the establishment and development of MOVE and chronicles events surrounding the 1985 bombing.

John Edgar Wideman's Philadelphia Fire (1990) presents a fictionalized account of the only survivor of the 1985 bombing of the MOVE house in Philadelphia.

Jean Toomer's Cane (1923), a collection of short stories and poetry, explores life for southern and northern African Americans after slavery.

Albert French's novel Billy (1993) explores how racial hatred in the South leads to a horrible crime perpetrated...

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