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20f80ceea54d6bc21d0066ea4f32357b1669. Eddy L. Harris - Ecrivain Américain. South of Haunted Dreams: A Ride Through Slavery's Old Back Yard - Eddy L. Harris. South of Haunted Dreams: A Ride Through Slavery's Old Back Yard by Eddy L. Harris, Author Simon & Schuster $18.5 (0p) ISBN 978-0-671-74896-8. Eddy L.

South of Haunted Dreams: A Ride Through Slavery's Old Back Yard by Eddy L. Harris, Author Simon & Schuster $18.5 (0p) ISBN 978-0-671-74896-8

Harris, Author Simon & Schuster $18.5 (0p) ISBN 978-0-671-74896-8 ``How eagerly I had anticipated evil at every turn,'' writes Harris ( Native Stranger ) near the end of this impassioned account of his recent motorcycle tour of the South. The St. Louis, Mo., resident began his journey through the country of his slave forebears filled with rage at the treatment of his people, fearful for his safety and expecting indignities worse than those he was subjected to in the North. At Civil War sites and scenes of civil rights battles, he meditates on the history of slavery and bigotry, relating his family's and his own experiences. Reviewed on: 05/03/1993 Release date: 05/01/1993 Genre: Fiction. SOUTH OF HAUNTED DREAMS by Eddy L. Harris. South of Haunted Dreams: A Memoir - Eddy L. Harris. A Conversation with Author Eddy Harris.

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | | More Very early in my career, way back in the 90’s I received the gift of a book, South of Haunted Dreams by Eddy Harris.

A Conversation with Author Eddy Harris

As a young Black man venture out into a professional environment that was mostly white I took great comfort in this remarkable story of a person with a background similar to my own who was successfully leading a life of travel and adventure. In his book, Harris recounts his experiences of making his way through the Southern United States on motorcycle while enjoying occasional stops on trout streams to do a little fly-fishing.

Eddy L. Harris – Rolf Potts. Eddy L.

Eddy L. Harris – Rolf Potts

Harris is the author of four critically acclaimed books, Mississippi Solo: A River Quest , Native Stranger: A Black American’s Journey into the Heart of Africa , South of Haunted Dreams: A Memoir , and Still Life in Harlem: A Memoir. Eddy L. Harris. Eddy L.

Eddy L. Harris

Harris was born in 1956. He is a creative nonfiction author and filmmaker, spent his early years in Indianapolis, Indiana before moving to suburban Saint Louis, Missouri at age 10. He graduated from t]]. Harris has served as a Visiting Writer in Residence at Washington University in St. Louis and as a faculty member in Goucher College's writing program, and currently lives in France. Works[edit] Harris published his first work, Mississippi Solo, an account of his journey by canoe down the entire length of the nation's major waterway, in 1988. His second book, Native Stranger, a critical and unsparing account of his journey through Africa, led to a loss of some Black readers. South of Haunted Dreams has been acclaimed as the best book ever written on race in America. In 2014, Harris began producing a documentary film about his second canoe journey down the Mississippi River, River to the Heart,[3] which screened on November 4, 2017 at the St.

Literary influences[edit] Books[edit] Eddy L. Harris : de Harlem à Angoulême. Le regard toujours étonné, il s'avance "d'un pas désinvolte", qui caractérise, écrit-il dans Harlem, la plupart des Noirs américains.

Eddy L. Harris : de Harlem à Angoulême

Eddy Harris ne passe pas inaperçu, même si, à Pranzac, l'écrivain américain est chez lui ou presque. Il a élu domicile dans ce petit village charentais après la sortie chez Liana Levi, en 2000, de Harlem, son premier livre traduit en français, fruit de son expérience au coeur du quartier new-yorkais, et enfin disponible en poche (1). Dans son français fluide, il vous raconte le bonheur de vivre à quarante minutes (à vélo) d'Angoulême, dans ce "nulle part" : un salon de coiffure, un garage, une boulangerie, au milieu d'un paysage de collines dont la douceur le ramène à celui du Missouri, où il est né en 1956.

En désignant le mince Bandiat qui coule à Pranzac, il sourit : "Mon Mississippi. " Mississippi Solo, publié aux Etats-Unis en 1988, marque son entrée en littérature. "Là, je me suis dit que j'étais chez moi. Pour aboutir à Pranzac. HARLEM d'Eddy L.