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Naylor, Gloria

Overview
Works: 176 works in 577 publications in 10 languages and 32,000 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Didactic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Urban fiction  Short stories  History  Interviews  Drama  Internet videos 
Roles: Author, Performer, Interviewee, Editor, Author of introduction, Narrator
Classifications: PS3564.A895, 813.54
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The women of Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor( Book )

88 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories of seven Black women living in an urban ghetto evoke the energy, brutality, compassion, and desolation of modern Black America
Mama Day by Gloria Naylor( Book )

61 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 2,953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mama Day uses her ancient knowledge of herbal medicine and pits herself in mortal combat with dark forces that threaten the body and soul of her niece, Cocoa
Bailey's Café by Gloria Naylor( Book )

48 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 2,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Bailey's Cafe and the various women who patronize it
Linden Hills by Gloria Naylor( Book )

39 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Once people get to Linden Hills, the quest continues, more subtle, but equally fierce; the goal is a house on Tupelo Drive, the epitome of achievement and visible success. No one notices that the property on Tupelo Drive goes back on sale quickly; no one questions why there are always vacancies at Linden Hills."--Page 4 of cover
Children of the night : the best short stories by Black writers, 1967 to the present( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-seven stories on the black experience. They range from Ralph Ellison's Backwacking, A Plea to the Senator, which is a satire on racism, to Sherley Anne William's Meditations on History, the story of a slave uprising, to Toni Cade Bambara's The Lesson, on a poor girl's visit to a toy shop for the rich
The women of Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor( )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the stories of these African-American women
Gloria Naylor( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview with author Gloria Naylor. Therein, Naylor discusses the influence of other black women writers on herself, growing up in the South, her early involvement with religion, learning to articulate one's experience, writing in different voices, and writing to explore one's beliefs
1996 by Gloria Naylor( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a crotchety neighbor has a brother who is an official with the National Security Agency, the author finds a neighborly feud can become serious. This work has been described as a fictionalized memoir. There is an addendum of an essay and bibliography which provides the real life basis for the story's warning about government surveillance, mind control and electromagnetic weapons development. As the saying goes "You aren't paranoid, if they really are out to get you". Is this a conspiracy theory gone wild or the sighting of the tip of a real iceberg in our future
Selected from the women of Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains selections from the novel about Mattie Michael and her son Basil who have just moved North. Mattie raises Basil there and tries to keep him safe. Includes biographical information about the author and information on black migration North
Growing up female : stories by women writers from the American mosaic( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The women of Brewster Place by Joyce Baucom( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oprah Winfrey plays Mattie Michael, a middle-aged woman whose life has been full of misfortunes. Now she is living in a tenement on a dead-end ghetto street. She becomes an adopted mother and a leader to the other women
Bailey's cafe by Gloria Naylor( Recording )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to Bailey's Cafe, the most mythically real diner you've ever walked into. Presided over by Bailey and his helpmate, Nadine, it is a magnet that draws a wide variety of people of 1948, each with a story to tell
In black and white : conversations with African American writers by Barbara Christian( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with African American writers
The men of Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor( Recording )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The men of Brewster Place include Brother Jerome, Basil, Eugene, and Ben
Mama Day by Gloria Naylor( Recording )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elderly matriarch of a small island off the southeast coast of the United States attempts to judiciously use herbal medicine and her "magical powers" to "save" her beloved great-niece, Cocoa
Novels for students. presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied novels by Deborah A Stanley( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance
Gloria Naylor by Gloria Naylor( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naylor discusses her life and writings, especially as she attempts to represent the experiences of Black women in America
In black & white( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to six of America's most talented and challenging writers, using interviews with the writers and excerpts from their books to locate their work in the broader context of African American history and letters
Gloria Naylor reads The women of Brewster Place and Mama Day (excerpts) by Gloria Naylor( Recording )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Gloria Naylor reading excerpts from two of her novels
Les femmes de Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor( Book )

6 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"American Book Award" du premier roman en 1983, ce récit primé raconte la vie quotidienne d'un ghetto noir américain. La description réaliste et la caractérisation très évocatrice en font une oeuvre quasi documentaire
 
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Bailey's Café
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Naylor, Gloria 1950-

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Mama DayBailey's CaféLinden HillsChildren of the night : the best short stories by Black writers, 1967 to the present1996Growing up female : stories by women writers from the American mosaicThe women of Brewster PlaceBailey's cafe