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Sweetwater is a semi-autobiographical narrative that poignantly describes the author’s experience growing up as a rural Black girl, while also reflecting on the lives and relationships of Black women in her village community. The book reflects on the significance of black women’s storytelling in coming to terms with issues such as friendship, family, spirituality, poverty, ...more
Paperback, 129 pages
Published December 28th 2012 by Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (first published December 1st 2012)
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