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Column: The Book Department: Alice Walker: A Potpourri of Youthful Prose


Guided by my heritage of a love of beauty and a respect for strength – 

in search of my mother’s garden, I found my own. --Alice Walker

In Search of Our Mothers’ Gardens: Womanist Prose by Alice Walker. New York: HBJ, 1983.

In recognition of and to bridge Black History Month (February) and Women’s History Month (March), I present for this Book Dept. installment In Search of Our Mothers’ Gardens, a collection of some early writings by one of the great Black American women writers – one o...

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