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Leaving Home, Becoming Home: Girls and Women Write about the Search for Self
     

Leaving Home, Becoming Home: Girls and Women Write about the Search for Self

by Linda Bryant (Editor), Alice Walker (Contribution by), Catherine Mckinley (Contribution by), Merril Mushroom (Contribution by), bell hooks (Contribution by)
 

Cultural Writing. "In this lovely collection, girls and women of various ages and cultures explore disparate meanings of home. This important book brings together a range of intriguing voices, both familiar and new. They are voices from the gaps, voices of the future, voices that deserve, and demand, to be heard--Valerie Boyd, author of Wrapped in Rainbows:

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Cultural Writing. "In this lovely collection, girls and women of various ages and cultures explore disparate meanings of home. This important book brings together a range of intriguing voices, both familiar and new. They are voices from the gaps, voices of the future, voices that deserve, and demand, to be heard--Valerie Boyd, author of Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston. LEAVING HOME, BECOMING HOME challenges readers to expand the definition of what it means to leave, be and come home. The book features pieces written by emerging young women writers, as well as work by Alice Walker, bell hooks, Pearl Cleage, Emily Saliers, Shay Youngblood, Nikky Finney, asha bandele, Minnie Bruce Pratt, and others.

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ISBN-13:
9780971489073
Publisher:
InnerLight Publishing
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

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