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A Look Back On 'Middle Passage': The Evolution Of A Literary Classic

August 1st, 2015

Episode 162 of 550 episodes

Twenty-five years after Charles Johnson's Middle Passage — which dwells with race, class and gender in 19th-century America — won the National Book Award, he reflects on his book's evolving meaning.

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