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Brown, Claude 1937-

Overview
Works: 50 works in 139 publications in 10 languages and 7,249 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Fiction  Drama 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Performer, Illustrator
Classifications: E185.97.B86, 309.17471
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Claude Brown
The children of Ham by Claude Brown( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up Black by Bill Adler( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic work on the African-American experience is revised for the nineties with essays reflecting the concerns of black children from the last three decades and commentary from today's sports stars, politicians, and inner-city gang members
Manchild in the promised land by Claude Brown( Book )

24 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I want to talk about the first Northern urban generation of Negroes. I want to talk about the experiences of a misplaced generation, of a misplaced people in an extremely complex, confused society. This is a story of their searching, their dreams, their sorrows, their small and futile rebellions, and their endless battle to establish their own place in America's greatest metropolis--and in America itself."--Foreword, p. 7
Manchild revisited : a commentary by Claude Brown by Claude Brown( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author Claude Brown discusses his views on urban crime among young Black men. Shows scenes of shoot-outs, arrests, street and prison scenes, and interviews with prison personnel, police officers, city officials, and others. Also shows urban criminals growing up in predominantly single-family homes with street pimps and drug pushers serving as role models and prison as a sign of manhood
The streets of Harlem : black author Claude Brown analyzes the urban ghetto( Recording )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Brown recreates the struggle of the ghetto youth from the inside, describes the slums as a resident, chronicles violence as a participant, and offers his candid views on the real leaders in the ghettos
Mijn Harlem by Claude Brown( Book )

7 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in 4 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los hombres de la tierra prometida by Claude Brown( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manchild in the promised land; notes by William M Washington( Book )

in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the life of Claude Brown, a list of characters, critical commentaries, character analyses, and more
Harlem ou la terre promise by Claude Brown( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blue butterfly : inspired by a true story( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the tale of Pete, a ten-year-old boy suffering from cancer. His greatest wish is catch the most beautiful butterfly known, the rare and mythical morpho, found only in the tropical forests of Central and South America. Deep in the jungle Pete and Alan (entomologist) must overcome numerous dangers, hardship and pain. The Blue Butterfly is the story of a boy with a dream so compelling that everyone involved in its pursuit will be changed forever
Confederate devil John by Claude Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ram Switzerland by Claude Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Kinder von Harlem Roman by Claude Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barn af Harlem by Claude Brown( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in Danish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claude Brown reads from Manchild in the promised land( Recording )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addicts who survived : an oral history of narcotic use in America, 1923-1965 by David T Courtwright( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors employ the techniques of oral history to penetrate the nether world of the drug user, giving us an engrossing portrait of life in the drug subculture during the ""classic"" era of strict narcotic control. Praise for the hardcover edition:""A momentous book which I feel is destined to become a classic in the category of scholarly narcotic books.""--Claude Brown, author of the bestseller, Manchild in the Promised Land.""The drug literature is filled with the stereotyped opinions of non-addicted, middle-class pundits who have had little direct contact with addicts. These stories are
Lan die fei wu = The blue butterfly( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ten year old boy, ill with cancer, wishes to see a very rare Mexican butterfly
Legal, documentation and regulatory issues of credit derivatives by Claude Brown( )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Le cirque du soleil : histoires by Claude Sales( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Claude Brown, April 3, 1985( Recording )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Claude Brown Amerikaans romanschrijver (1937-2002)

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Manchild in the promised landConfederate devil JohnAddicts who survived : an oral history of narcotic use in America, 1923-1965October cities : the redevelopment of urban literatureContemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black community