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Lifelines: The Black Book of Proverbs

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This little book contains the wisdom of the ages, and is guaranteed to produce a smile of appreciation at the sheer sense of the proverbs you will find inside. From advice you wish your mother had given you, to things you probably suspected, but had never put into words, Lifelines is a book to be read, absorbed and treasured.—Pearl Cleage, New York Times best selling autho ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published November 10th 2009 by Broadway Books (first published 2009)
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Great book to have around. Came in handy for writing cards and letters.
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Lovely treasure trove of advice and sayings.
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Askhari Johnson Hodari, Ph.D., a practitioner of Black/Africana Studies, is the author of The African Book of Names (February, 2009)and the coauthor of Lifelines: The Black Book of Proverbs (Broadway Books, November 2009)."
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