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Having our say

the Delany sisters" first 100 years

by Sarah Louise Delany

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Published by Kodansha International in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Delaney family,
    • Delany, Sarah Louise, 1889-,
    • Delany, Annie Elizabeth, 1891-1995,
    • African Americans -- Biography,
    • United States -- Race relations

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSarah and A. Elizabeth Delany ; with Amy Hill Hearth.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsDelany, Annie Elizabeth, 1891-1995., Hearth, Amy Hill, 1958-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.96 .D37 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 210 p. :
      Number of Pages210
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1414500M
      ISBN 10156836010X
      LC Control Number93023890

      Having Our Say Homework Help Questions. From an historical perspective, what does Having Our Say provide in regard to America's growth as This question looks as if there may be some particular.


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It is a chronicle of remarkable achievement/5. A firsthand account of American history from a rarely-heard perspective, Having Our Say teaches us about surviving, thriving, and embracing life, no matter what obstacles are in our way.

Having Our Say, first published inis considered a classic of the oral history genre/5(). Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First Years is a book of oral history by Sarah Delany, Elizabeth Delany, and Amy Hill Hearth that was first published in It was written by Amy Hill Hearth, author of Having Our Say, and was published in The New York Times.

A Brief Interview with Lemuel Delany Jr. This interview with the son of Sadie and Bessie's brother complicates our image of the sisters, showing how Having Our Say changed all of the Delanys' lives forever. A One-on-One With Amy Hill Hearth.

Having Our Say is an oral history conducted by Amy Hill Hearth with the centenarian sisters Sadie and Bessie Delany. The book is divided into a preface and seven parts. In the preface, Hearth describes how the Delanys first charm her when she writes about them for the New York Times and how she eventually convinces them to share their stories in a book.

After the preface, Hearth disappears from the narrative. Free download or read online Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters First Years pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Sarah L. Delany. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is /5.

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A firsthand account of American history from a rarely-heard perspective, Having Our Say teaches us about surviving, thriving, and embracing life, no matter what obstacles are in our way.

Having Our Say, first published inis considered a classic of the oral history genre. About Having Our Say. Warm, feisty, and intelligent, the Delany sisters speak their mind in a book that is at once a vital historical record and a moving portrait of two remarkable women who continued to love, laugh, and embrace life after over a hundred years of living side by side.

Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First Years is a memoir of two American civil rights pioneers. Sarah and Elizabeth Delaney were interviewed for The New York Times by Amy Hill Hearth in The popular story was then expanded into book form.

"The Broadway adaptation of my first book, the N.Y. Times Bestseller 'Having Our Say,' is enjoying a terrific revival at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago. The wit and wisdom of the Delany Sisters lives on!". "When you get real old, honey," says Bessie Delany, "you lay it all on the table. There's an old saying: Only little children and old folks tell the truth." In Having Our Say Bessie, ageand her sister Sadie, agedo just that-and then some.

Filled with humorous and poignant anecdotes, this inspiring dual memoir offers a rare glimpse of the birth of black freedom- and the rise of the 4/5(15). Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First Years Quotes Sarah Louise Delany This Study Guide consists of approximately 24 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Having Our Say.

"Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters First Years" written by Sarah and A. Elizabeth Delany with Amy Hill Hearth is a work of non-fiction and therefore has a unique tone for a memoir. The Delanys, particularly Bessie, are well known for being outspoken, straightforward and unapologetic.

Do you have a question about the Delany Sisters or "Having Our Say" - the book, play, or film. I'm Amy Hill Hearth, and I wrote the book, an oral history, with the sisters back in the early s. Readers were captivated by the centenarian Delany Sisters, the daughters of a man born into slavery and a woman who was mixed race and born free in the American ers: Bessie graduates from Columbia University Not only is graduating from college a big deal normally, but to be an African American woman and graduate from a top university it is a HUGE deal.

Segregation in public education is ruled unconstitutional. Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First Years by Sarah L. Delany and A. Elizabeth Delany with Amy Hill Hearth Difficulty Level: 4 This book is about the Delany sisters.

They were African American. They were born in and Sadie was a teacher and Bessie was a dentist. They were well brought up young ladies and educated. They. Sarah Delany had nine siblings, including her sister, Elizabeth, born inwith whom she co-authored Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First Years.

The book chronicles the story of their well-lived lives with wit and wisdom. It begins with an idyllic childhood in North Carolina where their father was the principal of St. Augustine's 4/5(13). More than a firsthand account of black American history, Having Our Say teaches us about surviving, thriving, and embracing life, no matter what obstacles are in our way.

(From the publisher.). Having Our Say is a remarkable book written by Sadie and Bessie Delany that details their lives over a hundred year period. Bessie and Sadie grew up in a large family on the campus of Saint Augustine's school in Raleigh, North Carolina during the by: The book Having Our Say wove the sisters' anecdotes into a touching, universal story of family, love, courage and tenacity.

It was published in and was featured on The New York Times Best Sellers list for more than two years. The book was adapted as a Broadway play in and it was cited with three Tony nominations, including Best Play.

Having Our Say is a remarkable book written by Sadie and Bessie Delany that details their lives over a hundred year period. Bessie and Sadie grew up in a large family on the campus of Saint Augustine's school in Raleigh, North Carolina during the 90s/5().

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Languages. In the movie Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First Years was released on television. It was directed by Lynne Littman with Diahann Carroll as Sadie and Ruby Dee as Bessie.

In with The Delany Sisters' Book of Everyday Wisdom was published as a follow up to Having Our Say. "Having Our Say," incisively adapted and staged by Emily Mann from the bestselling volume of reminiscences by the Delany sisters, is a warming theatrical.

THE STORY: HAVING OUR SAY opens as year-old Sadie Delany and year-old Bessie Delany welcome us into their Mount Vernon, New York, home. As they prepare a celebratory dinner in remembrance of their father’s birthday, they take us on a remarkable journey through the last hundred years of our nation’s history, recounting a fascinating series of events and anecdotes drawn from their.

Like the book, the form of "Having Our Say" is disarmingly plain: Sadie and Bessie welcome the audience as a visitor to their comfortable old house in Mount Vernon, N.Y. Sadie is. Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters First Years Sarah Louise Delany, Author, A.

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Study Guide for Having Our Say. The Preface. How did the author, Amy Hill Hearth, come to write the book Having Our Say?. Describe the first meeting between the author and the Delany sisters.

Based on the best-selling book by Sarah L. Delany and A. Elizabeth Delany with Amy Hill Hearth, which was later adapted into a Broadway play, Having Our Say tells the true story of the Delany Reviews: 3.

The film is an adaptation of the biography Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First Years written by Sarah Louise Delany (nicknamed "Sadie"), Annie Elizabeth Delany, and journalist Amy Hill Hearth. The telefilm adaptation was written by Emily Mann, who also adapted the Based on: Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First.

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