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Manchild in the Promised Land (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

Manchild in the Promised Land (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

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Manchild in the Promised Land (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)

by Claude Brown (novel); Arnold Federbush (screenwriter)

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About This Item

N.p.: N.p., 1970. Draft script for an unproduced film.

Based on Claude Brown's successful 1965 autobiographical novel, which follows a young African American boy coming of age in Harlem during the 1940s and 1950s.

Set in Harlem.

Gold untitled wrappers. Title page present, undated, with credits for screenwriter Arnold Federbush and author Claude Brown. 131 leaves, with last page of text numbered 130. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, lightly rusted near the binding, bound with a silver prong.

Synopsis

Manchild in the Promised Land is an autobiographical novel written by Claude Brown. It tells about the author's coming of age amidst poverty and violence in Harlem during the 1940s and 1950s. The book has frequently appeared on banned book lists for offensive language, violence, and degradation of women.

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Seller
Royal Books, Inc. US (US)
Seller's Inventory #
150810
Title
Manchild in the Promised Land (Original screenplay for an unproduced film)
Author
Claude Brown (novel); Arnold Federbush (screenwriter)
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Publisher
N.p.
Place of Publication
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Date Published
1970
Keywords
Film Scripts | Unproduced Films | Films with Literary Sources | African American Interest | Civil Rights Movement
Bookseller catalogs
Film Scripts; Films with Literary Sources; Unproduced Films; Civil Rights Movement;

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