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The prisoner's wife : a memoir

Author: Asha Bandele
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author, a gifted poet, tells of why she married Rashid, a man serving twenty to life for murder, and of how "the love of a man with an ugly past but a firm belief in redemption is what heals her broken spirit and grants her the courage and confidence to embrace life again."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bandele, Asha.
Prisoner's wife.
New York : Scribner, ©1999
(OCoLC)607447229
Named Person: Asha Bandele; Asha Bandele
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Asha Bandele
ISBN: 0684850737 9780684850733
OCLC Number: 40632279
Description: 219 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Asha Bandele.
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The intensely moving story of a young black poet who marries a prisoner convicted of murder, this lyrical memoir attests to the redemptive power of love, even when it is found behind barbed wire and  Read more...

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Angela Y. Davis asha bandele tells the story of a love that flourishes in the constricted space between freedom and captivity. Ironically, the captive whom she loves helps her to extricate herself Read more...

 
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