Zami a New Spelling of My Name. A Biomythography. 1996. (The Crossing Press Feminist Series)
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- Language:English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):8.5 x 5.5 x 0.8
- Publication Date:1996
Audre Lorde grows up in Harlem, a child of Black West Indian parents. Legally blind as a child, she learns to read before going to school, thus stoking up wrath in the Nuns, teachers at her Catholic school. The family's landlord hangs himself for having to rent his flat to Black people; later they take a trip to Washington D.C., where they are refused ice-cream because of segregation laws. And so Audre Lorde's life continues from this point. The book is heartbreaking, redemptive and freeing and ends as a tribute to someone close to her.
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