The Siege of Harlem

TitleThe Siege of Harlem
Year for Search1964
AuthorsMiller, Warren (1921-66)
Date Published1964
PublisherMcGraw-Hill
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

After years of pleading for equal treatment, African-Americans from around the country all called to Harlem and thousands of young people respond, Harlem secedes from the U. S. and becomes a separate country. Set seventy-five years later, the novel focuses on the first year and the struggle, both internal and with the U. S., to stay free as told to his grandchildren to his grandchildren. While there is little on the future state, it is clearly a much better place to be Black than in the society they left.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. New York: Crest, 1965.

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Author Note

(1921-66)

Full Text

1964 Miller, Warren (1921-66). The Siege of Harlem. New York: McGraw-Hill. Rpt. New York: Crest, 1965. PSt

After years of pleading for equal treatment, African-Americans from around the country all called to Harlem and thousands of young people respond, Harlem secedes from the U. S. and becomes a separate country. Set seventy-five years later, the novel focuses on the first year and the struggle, both internal and with the U. S., to stay free as told to his grandchildren to his grandchildren . While there is little on the future state, it is clearly a much better place to be Black than in the society they left.