In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: Womanist Prose

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Harcourt, 2004 - Social Science - 397 pages
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In this, her first collection of nonfiction, Alice Walker speaks out as a
black woman, writer, mother, and feminist in thirty-six pieces ranging
from the personal to the political. Among the contents are essays about
other writers, accounts of the civil rights movement of the 1960s and the
antinuclear movement of the 1980s, and a vivid memoir of a scarring
childhood injury and her daughter’s healing words.

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Alice Walker has a natural talent for essay writing. - Goodreads
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Bestselling novelist ALICE WALKER is also the author of three collections of short stories, three collections of essays, six volumes of poetry, and several children's books. Her novel The Color Purple won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and her work has been translated into more than two dozen languages. Born in Eatonton, Georgia,Walker now lives in northern California.

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