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The prisoner's wife : a memoir

Author: Asha Bandele
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Scribner pbk. edView all editions and formats
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In her senior year of college, asha bandele and a group of other writers went to a prison to read their works for a Black History Month program. There, she met Rashid, a man who was serving 20 to life for murder, a man who spoke softly and wisely, a man who would become asha's soul mate. This is her account of a relationship that has thrived despite terrific odds.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Asha Bandele; Asha Bandele
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Asha Bandele
ISBN: 0671021486 9780671021481
OCLC Number: 59111754
Notes: Originally published: New York : Scribner, ©1999.
Description: 219 pages ; 21 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 A powerful and provocative book -- everyone should read it. Booklist (starred review) asha bandele's writing soars with emotion. And the reader's emotions soar as well, not because of Read more...

 
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