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Possessing the secret of joy

Author: Alice Walker
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The acclaimed author of The Color Purple presents a provocative story of a young tribal African woman who lives most of her adult life in America. Tashi submits to her people's custom of genital mutilation. Severely traumatize d by the experience, she spends the rest of her life battling madness, trying to regain the ability to recognize her own reality.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Black novels
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Walker, Alice, 1944-
Possessing the secret of joy.
New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1992
(OCoLC)643887745
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Walker
ISBN: 0151731527 9780151731527
OCLC Number: 25373376
Description: x, 286 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Alice Walker.
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The acclaimed author of The Color Purple presents a provocative story of a young tribal African woman who lives most of her adult life in America. Tashi submits to her people's custom of genital mutilation. Severely traumatize d by the experience, she spends the rest of her life battling madness, trying to regain the ability to recognize her own reality.

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