Willie Mae / Edition 1

Willie Mae / Edition 1

by Elizabeth Kytle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0820323764

ISBN-13: 9780820323763

Pub. Date: 10/10/1993

Publisher: University of Georgia Press

First published in 1958 and selected by the New York Times as one of the best books of the year, Willie Mae is a first-person account of a black woman's life and her experiences as a domestic worker in a succession of southern households in the first half of the century.

Powerful and poignant, sometimes funny and always honest, Willie Mae is a testament to

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First published in 1958 and selected by the New York Times as one of the best books of the year, Willie Mae is a first-person account of a black woman's life and her experiences as a domestic worker in a succession of southern households in the first half of the century.

Powerful and poignant, sometimes funny and always honest, Willie Mae is a testament to the courage and strength of a generation of women who struggled to survive with dignity and humanity in the years before the civil rights movement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820323763
Publisher:
University of Georgia Press
Publication date:
10/10/1993
Series:
Brown Thrasher Books Series
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,427,227
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.66(d)

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