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We flew over the bridge : the memoirs of Faith Ringgold.

Author: Faith Ringgold
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The author looks back and shares the story of her struggles, growth, and triumphs on her path to success.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Faith Ringgold; Faith Ringgold; Faith Ringgold
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Faith Ringgold
ISBN: 0821220713 9780821220719
OCLC Number: 32236399
Notes: "A Bulfinch Press book."
Includes index.
Description: xv, 288 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Part I : Harlem born and bred --
Chapter 1 : From the cradle to the classroom in the 1930s --
Chapter 2 : Growing up on Sugar Hill in the 1940s --
Part II : Men, marriage, and motherhood --
Chapter 3 : Men and marriage in the 1950s and 1960s --
Chapter 4 : My mother was perfect, or so she said --
Chapter 5 : Parental politics : my daughter and me --
Color plates --
Part III : Making art, making waves, and making money --
Chapter 6 : A European trip ends with a death in the family --
Chapter 7 : The 1960s : is there a black art? --
Chapter 8 : The End of the 1960s : out of the studio and into the streets --
Chapter 9 : The 1970s : is there a woman's art? --
Chapter 10 : Teaching art : those who can should --
Chapter 11: We flew over the bridge : performance art, story quilts, and Tar Beach --
Appendix : Matisse's Chapel --
Faith Ringgold chronology --
Public and private collections --
Index.

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In a lavishly illustrated and inspiring book, one of the country's preeminent African-American artists--Caldecott-winner Faith Ringgold--shares the fascinating story of her life. 101 photos. 40 color  Read more...

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