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Lose Your Mother by Saidiya V. Hartman
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Mar 31, 2008

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Read in October, 2007

Not knowing your ancestors, who they were, where they came from is too loose your mother. Hartman goes in search of her heritage in Ghana and like the thousands before her comes away disillusioned, unwanted and returns home to the US still an orphan in the Diaspora.

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