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Author Challener, Daniel D., 1959-

Title Stories of resilience in childhood : the narratives of Maya Angelou, Maxine Hong Kingston, Richard Rodrigues, John Edgar Wideman, and Tobias Wolff / Daniel D. Challener.

Published New York : Garland Pub., 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  810.90054 CHALLEN    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 204 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Children of poverty
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-199) and index.
Contents 1. Resilience, Autobiography, and Children -- 2. When A Whole Village Raises a Child: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings -- 3. Desperate to be The All-American Boy: This Boy's Life -- 4. Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts: The Woman Warrior -- 5. The Education and Mis-education of "Rich-heard Road-ree-guess": Hunger of Memory -- 6. Big Brother, Little Brother: Brothers and Keepers -- 7. Resilience or Silence.
Subject Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Poor children -- United States -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Resilience (Personality trait) in children.
Narration (Rhetoric)
ISBN 0815328001 (alk. paper)