W.E.B. Du Bois's first novel, which tells the story of Blessed "Bles" Alwyn, a young black man in search of a better future, who falls in love with the energetic Zora. Bles travels from Alabama to Washington, D.C., but is disillusioned by hypocrisies. Du Bois provides a frank view of racial prejudice and inequality.
The Quest of the Silver Fleece
DuBois, W E B