Sassafrass, Cypress and Indigo / Edition 1

Sassafrass, Cypress and Indigo / Edition 1

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by Ntozake Shange
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312699727

ISBN-13: 9780312699727

Pub. Date: 08/01/1983

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Ntokaze Shange's Most Beloved Novel, Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo, is the story of three "colored girls," three sisters and their mama from Charleston, South Carolina: Sassafrass, the oldest, a poet and a weaver like her mother, gone north to college, living with other artists in Los Angeles and trying to weave a life out of her work, her man, her memories and dreams;…  See more details below

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Ntokaze Shange's Most Beloved Novel, Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo, is the story of three "colored girls," three sisters and their mama from Charleston, South Carolina: Sassafrass, the oldest, a poet and a weaver like her mother, gone north to college, living with other artists in Los Angeles and trying to weave a life out of her work, her man, her memories and dreams; Cypress, the dancer, who leaves home to find new ways of moving and easing the contractions of her soul; Indigo, the youngest, still a child of Charleston - "too much of the south in her" - who lives in poetry, can talk to her dolls, and has a great gift of seeing the obvious magic of the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312699727
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
08/01/1983
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.52(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.63(d)

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