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Possessing the secret of joy

Author: Alice Walker
Publisher: New York : Pocket Star Books, 1993, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After submitting to the ritual genital mutilation her people practice, Tashi makes her way in the world, mourning the loss of sexual pleasure.
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Genre/Form: Black novels
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Walker
ISBN: 0671789422 9780671789428
OCLC Number: 28152423
Notes: 1st Pocket Books printing.
Description: 288 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Alice Walker.

Abstract:

After submitting to the ritual genital mutilation her people practice, Tashi makes her way in the world, mourning the loss of sexual pleasure.

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