Ordinary Light: A Memoir Hljóðbrot

Ordinary Light: A Memoir

Ordinary Light: A Memoir

Höfundur:
Tracy K. Smith
Hljóðbók

Tracy K. Smith had a fairly typical upbringing in suburban California: the youngest in a family of five children raised with limitless affection and a firm belief in God by a stay-at-home mother and an engineer father. But after spending a summer in Alabama at her grandmother's home, she returns to California with a new sense of what it means for her to be black: from her mother's memories of picking cotton as a girl in her father's field for pennies a bushel, to her parents' involvement in the Civil Rights movement.

These dizzying juxtapositions--between her family's past, her own comfortable present, and the promise of her future--will eventually compel her to act on her passions for love and "ecstatic possibility," and her desire to become a writer. But when her mother is diagnosed with cancer, which she says is part of God's plan, Tracy must learn a new way to love and look after someone whose beliefs she has outgrown. Written with a poet's precision and economy, this gorgeous, probing kaleidoscope of self and family offers us a universal story of belonging and becoming, and the ways we find and lose ourselves amid the places we call home.

Tungumál:
enska
Flokkur:
Ævisögur

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Útgefandi:
Recorded Books, Inc.
Útgefið:
2015-03-31
Lengd:
11Klst. 6Mín
ISBN:
9781490677323

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