Film, Video Jewell Parker Rhodes: 2018 National Book Festival
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- Jewell Parker Rhodes: 2018 National Book Festival
- Jewell Parker Rhodes discusses "Ghost Boys" at the 2018 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- September 01, 2018
- - When Jewell Parker Rhodes discovered while growing up in Manchester, a largely African-American neighborhood on the north side of Pittsburgh, that there were novels by and for African Americans, she decided to become an author. Rhodes is the author of "Ninth Ward," a Coretta Scott King honor book; "Sugar," winner of the Jane Adams Peace Association book award; "Bayou Magic"; and "Towers Falling." She has also written many award-winning books for adults. Her newest book is the New York Times best-selling "Ghost Boys" (Little, Brown). Rhodes is a National Endowment for the Arts Fellow.
- National Book Festival: https://www.loc.gov/bookfest
- 21 minutes 47 seconds
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