Autobiography of My Mother

Autobiography of My Mother

Book - 1996
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Baker & Taylor
A seventy-year-old West Indian woman looks back over the course of her life and examines the relationships that have given meaning to her existence

Blackwell North Amer
Jamaica Kincaid's new novel is the haunting, deeply charged story of a woman's life on the island of Dominica. Xuela Claudette Richardson, daughter of a Carib mother and a half-Scottish, half-African father, was delivered to his laundress as an infant, bundled up like his clothes.
The Autobiography of My Mother is a story of love, fear, loss, and the forging of a character, an account of one woman's inexorable evolution evoked in startling and magical poetry.

& Taylor

Narrated by an elderly West Indian woman looking back on her life, a story beginning at the height of imperialism and ending as colonialism fades deals with sex, human relations, and the interplay of power and powerlessness. By the author of Annie John. 75,000 first printing. Tour.

Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, c1996.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780374107314
Branch Call Number: KIN
Characteristics: 228 p. ; 21 cm.


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