Lorraine Hansberry

A Raisin in the Sun

originally published:
New York : Random House
July 1959

We offered this copy of the first edition in our Catalog 81.


  • First Book(1959)
  • Blockson101(1959)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 5/19/1930
died: 1/12/1965
born as: Lorraine Hansberry

American playwright whose A Raisin in the Sun (1959) was the first drama by a black woman to be produced on Broadway. Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature