Daddy Was a Number Runner

Daddy Was a Number Runner


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This beloved modern classic documents the lives and hardships of an African American family living in Depression-era Harlem. While 12-year-old Francie Coffin’s world and family threaten to fall apart, this remarkable young heroine must call upon her own wit and endurance to survive amidst the treacheries of racism and sexism, poverty and violence.

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ISBN-13: 9780935312577
Publisher: Feminist Press at The City University of New York
Publication date: 09/28/1986
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.45(w) x 8.42(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

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Daddy Was a Number Runner 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
From beginning to end, the book was enjoyable. Brutally honest and very mature, but an excellent read. Many times hit close to home, others were a learning experience (like the use of rags, the electric hair on juveniles, etc.) It was a quick read that I didn't want to finish!