About the Book

The Hungered One

The Hungered One

January 2009
Trade Paperback · 200 Pages
$14.95 U.S. · $16.50 CAN · €10.99 E.U.
ISBN 9781933354668
Akashic Books

 

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Description

“A richness of language and observation pervades this collection of short stories by a black writer about real black people.”—The New York Times Book Review

These early writings from award-winning playwright Ed Bullins explore loneliness and despair in beautifully crafted stories.

Ed Bullins has written numerous plays and fiction, including In the Wine Time, Goin’ a Buffalo, Clara’s Ole Man, and The Taking of Miss Janie, which received the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best American Play of the 1974–1975 season. His book of short fiction, The Hungered One: Early Writings, was originally published in 1971.

About the Author

Ed Bullins has written numerous plays and fiction, including In the Wine Time, Goin? a Buffalo, Clara's Ole Man, and The Taking of Miss Janie, which received the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best American Play of the 1974–75 season. His book of short fiction, The Hungered One: Early Writings, was published in 1971.