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Dessa Rose by Sherley Anne Williams
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Apr 21, 2009

really liked it
bookshelves: southern

creates black southern hero who discovers her own strength, gives voice to her own stories, and creates alternative, independent, black communities as havens in a hostile world. Williams is an African ‐ American southern woman writer who portrays black women from the inside, exploring the pain and vulnerability of their heros and examines the arduous path of self development for black heros. - Kissel's Moving On

Dessa in an inspirational character.

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