Marita Golden


Born
in Washington, D.C., The United States
April 28, 1950


Marita Golden (born April 28, 1950) is an award-winning novelist, nonfiction writer, distinguished teacher of writing and co-founder of the Hurston/Wright Foundation, a national organization that serves as a resource center for African-American writers.

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Average rating: 4.07 · 3,737 ratings · 373 reviews · 25 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Wide Circumference of Love

4.01 avg rating — 983 ratings — published 2017 — 7 editions
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Don't Play in the Sun: One ...

4.11 avg rating — 262 ratings — published 2004 — 6 editions
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Migrations of the Heart

4.16 avg rating — 123 ratings — published 1983 — 6 editions
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The Word: Black Writers Tal...

4.45 avg rating — 82 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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After

3.57 avg rating — 102 ratings — published 2006 — 7 editions
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Wild Women Don't Wear No Blues

4.05 avg rating — 75 ratings — published 1993 — 2 editions
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Long Distance Life

3.99 avg rating — 79 ratings — published 1989 — 8 editions
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A Woman's Place

4.19 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 1986 — 4 editions
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Skin Deep: Black Women & Wh...

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3.86 avg rating — 71 ratings — published 1995 — 7 editions
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And Do Remember Me

3.98 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 1992 — 5 editions
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“My life is too important to share with someone who can't understand it.”
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“To my father, who told me the stories that matter. To my mother, who taught me to remember them.”
Marita Golden, Migrations of the Heart

“We knew no one man had killed the prophet. Rather, the combined weight of racism and an absence of moral courage had crushed him. A constitution ignored, laws denied, these were the weapons. America pulled the trigger.”
Marita Golden, Migrations of the Heart

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