Rooted Against the Wind: Personal Essays

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In these beautifully written essays, Gloria Wade-Gayles is at times painfully candid as she confronts such controversial subjects as rape, homophobia, interracial relationships, and even "looking and acting too young" for her age. Yet what emerges from each piece is a powerful connection to her community, which serves as her well-spring of strength, sheltering her faith.

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In this book of essays, Wade-Gayles (English and women's studies, Spelman Coll.) reflects on being a woman over 50, on recovering from attempted rape, her homophobia, and interracial marriages. She ... Read full review

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