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NO CRYSTAL STAIR: A DOCUMENTARY NOVEL OF THE LIFE AND WORK OF LEWIS MICHAUX, HARLEM BOOKSELLER

No Crystal Stair cover with Michaux's face
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Nelson
Author's First Name: 
Vaunda Micheaux
Illustrator's First Name: 
R. Gregory
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Christie
Publisher: 
Carolrhoda
Publication Date: 
2012

Lewis Michaux’s great-niece offers this fictional biography of his life and his Harlem bookstore from the 1930s until 1975. Although a flawed man, Michaux’s mission was give power to Harlem’s people through information and books.  Archival photographs interspersed with line drawings augment the text.

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