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RAISING FENCES: A Black Man's Love Story

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

This honest, brisk, and ultimately very moving memoir offers a strong alternative to the stereotype of the "playa": the irresponsible young black man who preys on women and nonchalantly fathers children out of wedlock. "I've been obsessed with being a husband and father since I was seven years old," writes Datcher, a poet and journalist, now presumably in his 30s. "Quiet as it's kept, many young ... Read full review

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