Title Profile & Character Information

The House on Childress Street

Annotation
In this vivid and piercing memoir of his grandfather, a noted novelist captures the story of his family and sheds a keen light on the urban and rural experiences of Black America.

GenreNonFiction
Sociology
Memoir
TopicsFamily relationships
African Americans
African American men
African American families
Grandfathers
Grandparents
Marriage
Married men
Married women
Parents
Divorce
Husbands and wives
Manhood
Social movements
Black power movement
Civil rights
Feminism
Drugs