By Ntozake Shange
Praised as "exuberantly attractive" by way of the Los Angeles Times and a "beautiful, attractive piece of writing" through the Houston Post, acclaimed artist Ntozake Shange brings to existence the tale of a tender girl's awakening amidst her country's seismic starting to be pains. Set in St. Louis in 1957, the 12 months of the Little Rock 9, Shange's tale finds the prismatic impression of racism on an American baby and her relations. Seamlessly woven into this masterful portrait of a longer relatives is the tale of Betsey's early life, the push of first romance, and the sobering obligations of impending adulthood.
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