Tuesday, January 31, 2006

In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: Womanist Prose


Category: Feminism

Author: Alice Walker

Summary: 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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