The Living is Easy
by West, Dorothy
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Portland, Oregon, United States
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The uncommon debut novel by a writer generally associated with the Harlem Renaissance for her association with Langston Hughes and other figures of the movement, as well as the literary magazine Challenge she published during the Great Depression. In their 2020 reprint of this novel The Feminist Press writes, "Written in elegant and piercing prose, The Living Is Easy is a classic of American literature by a groundbreaking African American woman writer whose work deserves widespread and enduring recognition.
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- The Living is Easy
- West, Dorothy
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- First edition
- Houghton Mifflin Company
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- Harlem Renaissance, Black, fiction, debut novels, The Feminist Press
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