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Eric Walrond

A Life in the Harlem Renaissance and the Transatlantic Caribbean

By James Davis

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About the Author

James Davis is associate professor of English and American studies at Brooklyn College. The recipient of a fellowship at the Leon Levy Center for the Study of Biography, he is also the author of Commerce in Color: Race, Consumer Culture, and Ameri

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A great read, even for readers who do not know about the Harlem Renaissance and Eric Walrond. It tells a fascinating and moving story of a literary talent's demise, or, what it takes to nurture and support the literary talents of minority and impoverished writers struggling with their issues of self-esteem and self-confidence while living in straitened circumstances.

<P>A great read, even for readers who do not know about the Harlem Renaissance and Eric Walrond. It tells a fascinating and moving story of a literary talent's demise, or, what it takes to nurture and support the literary talents of minority and impoverished writers struggling with their issues of self-esteem and self-confidence while living in straitened circumstances.</P>