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Do Unto Others Do Unto Others Do Unto Others

3.3  ·  Rating Details ·  30 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Zena (short for Zenobia) Lawson honors all things African--art, culture, history. So when fortune hands her a twenty-year-old Nigerian girl in need of temporary housing, Zena and her husband, Lucius, jump at thechance to help. To Zena, Ifa Olongo is an exotic beauty with enough haughtiness and grace for three royal families. Not to mention the daughter she never had. But a ...more
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Published June 2nd 2000 by Ballantine Books (first published January 1st 2000)
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Marci
Mar 28, 2016 Marci rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
this was a very good book, I don't know what I would have done if I had a house guest like Ifa.
Angie
Jan 19, 2009 Angie rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This, by far, is one of the worst books that I have ever read! This book played on every stereotype for both African-Americans and Africans and did not correct the ones for the latter. What could be learned from this book? In the end, an ignorant person would leave the book hating Africans and thinking that African-Americans are the ones that are forever wronged by everyone else in the world! I was annoyed and insulted and would not even recommend this book for an airplane ride or while sitting ...more
Chontali
I could not put this book down but it wasn't because I enjoyed it. I just needed to know if Zena was going to smarten up. This book really bothered me! I could not stand the characters and the decisions they made. All of them were just awful!
Mary Ann
Oct 10, 2007 Mary Ann rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I've read Lattany's other works of fiction, but I think this is my favorite. An interesting look at tensions between American blacks and African emigrants.
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Kristin Elaine Hunter (September 12, 1931 - November 14, 2008) was an African American writer from Pennsylvania. She sometimes wrote under the name Kristin Hunter Lattany.

Hunter was born Kristin Eggleston in Philadelphia, attended the University of Pennsylvania and wrote for the Pittsburgh Courier, a black newspaper, until 1952. Her first novel, God Bless the Child, was published in 1964; like mos
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