The Dragons, the Giant, the Women: A Memoir

Wayétu Moore (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$26.00  $23.92
Publisher
Graywolf Press
Publish Date
June 02, 2020
Pages
272
Dimensions
6.4 X 9.1 X 1.1 inches | 1.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781644450314

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About the Author

Wayétu Moore is the author of She Would Be King and the founder of One Moore Book. She is a graduate of Howard University, Columbia University, and the University of Southern California. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Reviews

"The Dragons, the Giant, the Women is a beautifully written book about the experience of migrating--a story, particularly in this moment, that can never be told enough."--Bitch Media

"Building to a thrumming crescendo, the pages almost fly past. Readers will be both enraptured and heartbroken by Moore's intimate yet epic story of love for family and home."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Wayétu Moore has written an elegant, inspired, page-turning memoir I couldn't put down. Destined to become a classic!"--Mary Karr

"A riveting narrative of survival and resilience and a tribute to the fierce love between parents and children."--Mary Laura Philpott

"A propulsive, heart-rending memoir of love and war and peace. . . . The Dragons, The Giant, the Women is a major contribution to the new literature of African immigration."--Namwali Serpell

"Deft and deeply human, Wayetu Moore's The Dragons, the Giant, the Women had me pinned from its first page to its last."--Mira Jacob

"A moving and richly drawn tale of a family threatened by violence in '90s Liberia. . . . A powerful, utterly convincing, and unforgettable story."--Chigozie Obioma

"Wayétu Moore stretches the art of writing on family, war, and movement to mythical heights with her otherworldly poeticism."--Morgan Jerkins