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The men of Brewster Place

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Published by Hyperion in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American men -- Fiction,
  • African American neighborhoods -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGloria Naylor.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3564.A895 M45 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination173 p. ;
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL698397M
    ISBN 100786864214
    LC Control Number97045987

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Her subsequent novels included Linden Hills, Mama Day and Bailey's Cafe/5. The Men of Brewster Place. New York: Hyperion, pp. $ In The Men of Brewster Place Gloria Naylor not only revisits the dilapidated urban environs of her award-winning first novel, she breathes new life into the The men of Brewster Place book residents who once wreaked havoc in the lives of African American women.

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The men of. Free download or read online The Women of Brewster Place pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Gloria Naylor.

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The Men of Brewster Place is a novel by African-American writer Gloria Naylor. A commentary on gender roles and inequality, it is a follow-up to her related book, The Women of Brewster Place.

Considered a highly allegorical work, it portrays a group of men brought together by chance to a barbershop on an urban street called Brewster Place. The Women of Brewster Place () is the debut novel of American author Gloria won the National Book Award in category First Novel.

It was adapted as the miniseries The Women of Brewster Place and the television show Brewster Place by Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Productions.

The Women explores the lives of both men and women in an urban. The men of Brewster Place book inthat The men of Brewster Place book, The Women of Brewster Place, was an immediate success, earning her great critical praise as well as the National Book Award for the year's best first novel.

From there, Naylor went on to publish Linden Hills (), Mama Day (), and Bailey's Cafe ()/5(15). Use a teaching guide that includes background information about the two novels, The Women of Brewster Place and The Men of Brewster Place, an author interview, discussion questions, and a.

About The Women of Brewster Place. The National Book Award-winning novel—and contemporary classic—that launched the brilliant career of Gloria Naylor “[A] shrewd and lyrical portrayal of many of the realities of black life.

''The Men of Brewster Place'' offers them not so much a sequel as a second chance. And Ben, the janitor who lives and works on the block, enjoys the greatest second chance of all -- bludgeoned to death by a distraught rape victim in the earlier book, he is returned to life as a narrator here.

Check out this great listen on Winner of The National Book Award. Brewster Place is a blind alley feeding into a dead end. Seven women have made their way there, each with her own story, her own goals and dreams. © Gloria Naylor (P) Penguin HighBridge Audio. Summary.

When Lorraine and Theresa move to Brewster Place, people initially take little notice of them. They are simply the two new tenants. Their neighbors accept them as "nice girls" disinterested in other women's men. Then a rumor starts and spreads like a yellow mist through the buildings: The two are lovers.

Now, 15 years after her initial publication, Naylor's back on Brewster Place, this time with the men's tales to tell. Just like the women, the men of Brewster Place are soapbox cutouts of the down-and-out, the lorn and lonely; the triumphant of spirit. They commit crimes, cheat on the ladies, court redemption--and, oh, yeah, one's gay.

Fifteen years after publishing The Women of Brewster Place, Naylor revisits that pocket of an unnamed modern city and animates it with a fresh, compelling cast. Brewster Place is. Buy a cheap copy of The Women of Brewster Place book by Gloria Naylor.

Once the home of poor Irish and Italian immigrants, Brewster Place, a rotting tenement on a dead-end street, now shelters black families. This novel portrays the Free shipping over $Cited by: The inevitable sequel to Naylor’s unaccountably successful The Women of Brewster Place () is comprised, like its predecessor, of a collection of linked portraits of the inhabitants of the urban housing project denoted by its title.

A character who died in that earlier novel, Ben the janitor, is resurrected (as a blithe prefatory note explains) to share the narration with an omniscient Author: Gloria Naylor.

"The Men of Brewster Place" (Hyperion) presents their struggle to live and understand what it means to be men against the backdrop of Brewster Place, a tenement on a dead-end street in an unnamed.

Brewster Place - The name of the housing development in which the novel is gh Brewster Place is a physical structure, it is personified and endowed with a spirit that brings it to life.

Brewster Place is at once a warm, loving community and a desolate and blighted neighborhood on the verge of collapsing. Get this from a library. The men of Brewster Place.

[Gloria Naylor] -- A novel on the inner cities featuring black protagonists. They include a drug dealer, a minister with political ambitions and a man aspiring to be a better parent than his father was.

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Twitter: @pbereader Instagram: @prettybrowneyereader Goodreads: https. Her first novel, The Women of Brewster Place, won the American Book Award and the National Book Award for first novel in It was adapted into a two-part television movie in Her other novels include Linden Hills, Mama Day, Bailey's Café, and The Men of Brewster Place.

She died of heart failure on Septem at the age of /5(4). The Women of Brewster Place, novel by Gloria Naylor, published in It chronicles the communal strength of seven diverse black women who live in decaying rented houses on a walled-off street of an urban neighbourhood.

As the middle-aged matriarch of the group, Mattie Michael is a source of comfort and strength. She recalls her past tragedies in n:   With Oprah Winfrey, Mary Alice, Olivia Cole, Robin Givens. Based on the novel by Gloria Naylor, which deals with several strong-willed women who live in a rundown housing project on Brewster Place in an unidentified eastern city; across three decades, they struggle against poverty, bigotry, and weak, troublesome men/10(1K).

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Love this book because it answered a lot of the questions that weren't answered in the Women of Brewster Place. This book is the complete back stories of the Men of Brewster Place.

In the book and the movie the women of Brewster Place, didn't explain why Eugene left his wife after their daughter's death.4/5(15). ” ― Gloria Naylor, quote from The Women of Brewster Place “Time's passage through the memory is like molten glass that can be opaque or crystallize at any given moment at will: a thousand days are melted into one conversation, one glance, one hurt, and one hurt can be shattered and sprinkled over a thousand days.”.

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Books. Go Search Hello Select your address /5(14). In her heralded first novel, Gloria Naylor weaves together the stories of seven women living in Brewster Place, a bleak-inner city sanctuary, creating a powerful, moving portrait of the strengths, struggles, and hopes of black women in : Gloria Naylor.

Book Description: Naylor returns to the fictional neighborhood, this time focusing on the men behind the women who inhabited that desolate block of row houses, telling their tragic, sad, funny, and heroic stories. More books like The Men of Brewster Place: A Novel may be found by selecting the categories below: Fiction / General.

Gloria Naylor's novel The Women of Brewster Place () was awarded the American Book Award for best first novel in The book has been. This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of The Women Of Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor.

The Women of Brewster Place (), Gloria Naylor’s debut novel, won the National Book Award for First Novel, and was adapted as a miniseries inand a television show in The novel is told in seven different stories.

The Women of Brewster Place is an American television miniseries that was broadcast on March 19 on ABC. The miniseries is based upon the critica. Essay on Gloria Naylor's The Women of Brewster Place Words | 6 Pages (Introduction): Throughout her novel, The Women of Brewster Place, Ms.

Naylor emphasizes the importance of sister hood by showing how the women are strengthened by their relationships with one another and proving that men are not necessary to their survival or happiness. The Women of Brewster Place Homework Help Questions. What is the plot summary of the novel, The Women of Brewster Place.

Seven separate stories that. In The Men of Brewster Place, the women are still present, but they take a back seat as I look at these men in all their complexity, and in their relationships to their families, their community. But above all, I wrote The Men of Brewster Place as a testament to the hidden majority, men like my father who worked hard all of their lives, who.

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Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA City Rockland, Mass. Donor bostonpubliclibrary EditionPages: The inevitable sequel to Naylor's unaccountably successful The Women of Brewster Ebook () ebook comprised, like its predecessor, of a collection of linked portraits of the inhabitants of the urban housing project denoted by its title.

A character who died in that earlier novel, Ben the janitor, is resurrected (as a blithe prefatory note explains) to share the narration with an omniscient Author: Gloria Naylor.