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Dr. King's Refrigerator

And Other Bedtime Stories

Charles Johnson


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Hardcover (2/1/2005)


A sly, witty, and insightful collection of short stories from National Book Award-winning author, Charles Johnson.

Praise For Dr. King's Refrigerator: And Other Bedtime Stories

"An ingenious psychological whodunit."

-- Kirkus (starred)

"In their remarkable simplicity [these stories] reach into...the African American experience with surprising freshness and the fluency of years of gathered wisdom. This book is a deeply satisfying reading adventure."

-- Black Issues Book Review

Scribner, 9780743264549, 144pp.

Publication Date: November 5, 2011

About the Author

Charles Johnson is a novelist, essayist, literary scholar, philosopher, cartoonist, screenwriter, and professor emeritus at the University of Washington in Seattle. A MacArthur fellow, his fiction includes Night HawksDr. King’s RefrigeratorDreamerFaith and the Good Thing, and Middle Passage, for which he won the National Book Award. In 2002 he received the Arts and Letters Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives in Seattle.