Search - List of Books by Sherley Anne Williams

Sherley Anne Williams (August 25, 1944—July 6, 1999) was born in Bakersfield, California and was an African-American poet. Many of her works tell stories about her life in the African-American community. When she was little her family picked cotton in order to get money. At the age of eight her father died of tuberculosis and when she was sixteen her mother died. In 1966 she earned her bachelors degree in English at what is now California State University at Fresno and she received her master's degree at Brown University in 1972. The following year (1973) she became a professor of English Literature at the University of California at San Diego. Her works include collections of poetry such as The Peacock Poems (1975), the novel Dessa Rose (1986), and two picture books. She also published the groundbreaking work A Thematic Study of Neo-Black Literature in 1972.
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Total Books: 15
Dessa Rose
1999 - Dessa Rose (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781578151486
ISBN-10: 1578151481
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Girls Together
1999 - Girls Together (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780152309824
ISBN-10: 0152309829
Genre: Children's Books
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Working Cotton
1997 - Working Cotton (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780152014827
ISBN-10: 0152014829
Genre: Children's Books
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Working Cotton
1993 - Working Cotton (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780440831891
ISBN-10: 044083189X
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Working Cotton
1992 - Working Cotton (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780152996246
ISBN-10: 0152996249
Genre: Children's Books
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Dessa Rose
1987 - Dessa Rose [Large Print] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780896218130
ISBN-10: 0896218139
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Dessa Rose
1986 - Dessa Rose (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780688051136
ISBN-10: 0688051138
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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The Peacock Poems
1975 - The Peacock Poems [Wesleyan Poetry Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780819510792
ISBN-10: 0819510793
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Working Cotton
Working Cotton (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780152000042
ISBN-10: 0152000046
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Some one sweet angel chile
Some One Sweet Angel Chile (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780688010126
ISBN-10: 0688010121
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Dessa Rose
Dessa Rose (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780739404157
ISBN-10: 0739404156
Genre: History
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
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Working Cotton
Working Cotton (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780780768642
ISBN-10: 0780768647
Genre: Children's Books
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Dessa Rose
Dessa Rose (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781860494215
ISBN-10: 1860494218
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Dessa Rose
Dessa Rose (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782867460524
ISBN-10: 2867460522
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