An Angry-Ass Black Woman

Product Number: EB00577246
Released: Sep 25, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781451608991
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The autobiographical novel from the author of Uptown Dreams and Satin Doll Karen E. Quinones Miller is AN ANGRY-ASS BLACK WOMAN You'd be angry, too...?/Bif you grew up poorer than poor in Harlem in the 1960s and '70s, a place of unrelenting violence, racism, crime, rape, scamming, drinking, and drugging...?ith a dad permanently checked out in Bellevue and a mom at the end of her rope raising you, your twin sister, and your two brothers, moving every time the money runs out- and doing what it takes to survive. But there's more to her story...?/BKe-Ke Quinones was whip smart and sassy, a voracious reader of everything from poetry to the classics. No matter what, 117th Street-where you could always count on someone to stand up for you-would always be home. And with every hard-knock lesson learned, Ke-Ke grew fiercer, unleashing her inner angry-ass black woman to get through it all. Is this her final chapter? Now, decades later, comatose in a hospital bed after a medical crisis, she reflects on her life-her success as a journalist and renowned author, her tragicomic memories of Harlem, her turbulent marriage, the birth of her daughter, future possibilities-all the while surrounded by her splintered family in all of their sound and fury. Will she rise above once more?

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Original Publish Date: Oct 02, 2012

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