The Autobiography of My Mother

The Autobiography of My Mother

Book - 1996 | 1st ed
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The West Indian narrator vents her bitterness at the unhappy life fate dealt her--mother died in childbirth, father ignored her, stepmother tried to kill her, at school she had an abortion. Finally, she married a white doctor, but it was impossible for her to love him because he was a colonialist. She draws parallels with the despair of her country--Dominica--attributing it to the legacy of slavery. By the author of Lucy.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1996
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780374107314
0374107319
Branch Call Number: x
Characteristics: 228 p. : ill. ; 21 cm

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