|aNo crystal stair :|ba documentary novel of the life and work of LewisMichaux, Harlem bookseller /|cVaunda Micheaux Nelson ; art work by R. Gregory Christie.
|aMinneapolis :|bCarolrhoda Lab,|cc2012.
|a188 p. :|bill. ;|c27 cm.
|aTold by a banker that he should sell fried chicken rather than books, since "Negroes don't read", Lewis Michaux defies the odds to build Harlem'sNational Memorial African Bookstore, an intellectual center and gathering place from 1939 to 1975.