Maud Martha: A Novel

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Harper, 1953 - African American women - 180 pages
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Maud Martha Brown is an ordinary African American girl who deals with racism and sexism in her quite ordinary life. She grows up, gets married, produces a daughter, and shows strength and even heroism in her everyday activities.

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User Review  - whitewavedarling - LibraryThing

As much poetry as fiction or prose, this is a tapestry of character and situation, and speaks to the beauty inherent in Brooks' unique way with words. For any writer or reader, it's a quick and ... Read full review


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