By Ntozake Shange
Praised as "exuberantly enticing" by means of the Los Angeles Times and a "beautiful, appealing piece of writing" by means of the Houston Post, acclaimed artist Ntozake Shange brings to existence the tale of a tender girl's awakening amidst her country's seismic turning out to be pains. Set in St. Louis in 1957, the 12 months of the Little Rock 9, Shange's tale unearths the prismatic impression of racism on an American baby and her kin. Seamlessly woven into this masterful portrait of a longer relations is the tale of Betsey's youth, the frenzy of first romance, and the sobering tasks of impending adulthood.
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