Lorraine Hansberry : playwright and voice of justice / Catherine Scheader.
Author: Scheader, Catherine.
Edition: Library ed.
Publisher: Springfield, NJ : Enslow Publishers, c1998.
Description: 128 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series: African-American biographies
Subject: Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965 Juvenile literature.
Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965.
Women dramatists, American 20th century Biography Juvenile literature.
African American dramatists Biography Juvenile literature.
African Americans in literature Juvenile literature.
African Americans Biography.
Contents: Opening night -- On the south side of Chicago -- Other voices -- The first melody -- Harlem street corners -- A small white desk -- Like a moving train -- Talk of the town -- The movement -- To be young, gifted, and Black.
Summary: A biography of the playwright who was the first black person and the youngest American to receive the New York Drama Critics' award for the best play of the year.