In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: Womanist Prose

Alice Walker (Author)
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Description

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.

Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
Mariner Books
Publish Date
May 17, 2004
Pages
397
Dimensions
5.3 X 0.95 X 8.02 inches | 0.94 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780156028646
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About the Author

ALICE WALKER is an internationally celebrated writer, poet, and activist whose books include seven novels, four collections of short stories, four children's books, and volumes of essays and poetry. She won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction in 1983 and the National Book Award.

Reviews

PRAISE FOR IN SEARCH OF OUR MOTHERS'GARDENS
"Reflects not only the ideas but a life that has . . . breathed color, sound, and soul
into fiction and poetry--and into our lives as well."
--SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE