Black Is the Body

Stories From My Grandmother's Time, My Mother's Time, and Mine
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"A collection of essays on race"--
"An extraordinary exquisitely written memoir (of sorts) that looks at race in a fearless, penetrating, honest, true way. ... 'I am black-and brown, too, ' writes Emily Bernard. 'Brown is the body I was born into. Black is the body of the stories I tell.' These twelve telltale, connected,…


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