The Bull-Jean Stories by Sharon Bridgforth

cover of the book The Bull-Jean StoriesThe Bull-Jean Stories by Sharon Bridgforth
Genre: Black Interest; Fiction; Short Story Collection (Single Author)
Copyright Year:
Published: 1998
Publisher: Redbone Pr
Format: Trade Paperback
No. of Pages: 90
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ISBN: 965665917
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A collection of short stories about the life and loves of a Black bulldagger set in the 1920s. ‘the bull-jean stories are a passionate tribute to a fierce woman-loving woman. Sharon Bridgforth vividly captures the poetic language of everyday Southern speech. Heartbreakingly sad and laugh-out-loud funny, these unforgettable stories put a spell on me. ‘ — Shay Youngblood. Using traditional storytelling and nontraditional verse to chronicle the course of love returning in the lifetimes of one woman-loving-woman named bull-dog-jean, the bull-jean stories give cultural documentation and social commentary on African-American herstory and survival. Set in the rural South of the 1920s, the bull-jean stories herald the spirit of African-American people.
Other Notes: Won the 1998 Lambda Literary Award for Small Press.

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