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Betsey Brown / Edition 1
     

Betsey Brown / Edition 1

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by Ntozake Shange
 

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ISBN-10: 0312541236

ISBN-13: 9780312541231

Pub. Date: 09/28/2010

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Praised as "exuberantly engaging" by the Los Angeles Times and a "beautiful, beautiful piece of writing" by the Houston Post, acclaimed artist Ntozake Shange brings to life the story of a young girl's awakening amidst her country's seismic growing pains. Set in St. Louis in 1957, the year of the Little Rock Nine, Shange's story reveals the prismatic

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Praised as "exuberantly engaging" by the Los Angeles Times and a "beautiful, beautiful piece of writing" by the Houston Post, acclaimed artist Ntozake Shange brings to life the story of a young girl's awakening amidst her country's seismic growing pains. Set in St. Louis in 1957, the year of the Little Rock Nine, Shange's story reveals the prismatic effect of racism on an American child and her family. Seamlessly woven into this masterful portrait of an extended family is the story of Betsey's adolescence, the rush of first romance, and the sobering responsibilities of approaching adulthood.

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ISBN-13:
9780312541231
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
09/28/2010
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

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Betsey Brown 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I wasnt sure if i was going to like this book at first, but i loved it! Its a sweet book about a black family and their home life, i liked how it just focused on their home life and although it talked about school and what not it mainly stayed present in their home. If you want to