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Homelands: Women�s Journeys Across Race, Place, and Time
In Homelands, writers investigate the complexities of how women experience, remember, and imagine journeys to their homelands. Approaching the topic from varying perspectives — exile, longing, belonging, diaspora, idealization — they show that “homeland” isn't just a physical place. It can also be an imagined community, a part of one's identity, or simply a wavering memory ...more
Paperback, 343 pages
Published December 21st 2006 by Seal Press
(first published November 30th 2006)
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For any of my friends who are immigrants themselves, the children of immigrants, or who have lived away from the country of their birth. Beautiful, powerful, amazing book. My copy is dog-eared, tear-stained, crinkly from two bouts of waterlogging, and generally very worn from hours of train reading. It's a badge of honor, I never wear my books so hard.