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The black notebooks : an interior journey

"An intimate record of the author's encounters with family, neighbors, friends, students, and colleagues where she is forced to question what it means to be a black woman living in a racially divided world."--Worldcat
Print Book, English, 1999, ©1997
W.W. Norton, New York, 1999, ©1997
205 pages ; 21 cm
9780393319019, 0393319016
Introduction: Writing The Black Notebooks
Early Memory: The California Zephyr
The Club
Blacks in the U
Among School Children
Race in the Creative Writing Classroom
Diaries at an Artists Colony
Face to Face
The Black Notebooks is one of the most extraordinary and courageous accounts of race in this country, seen through the eyes of a light-skinned black woman and a respected American poet. It challenges all our preconceived notions of what it means to be black or white, and what it means to be human