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The love songs of W.E.B. Du Bois : a novel / Honorée Fanonne Jeffers.

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Tolland Public Library F JEF (Text to phone) 34051152749019 Adult New Fiction Available -

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To come to terms with who she is and what she wants, Ailey, the daughter of an accomplished doctor and a strict schoolteacher, embarks on a journey through her family's past, helping her embrace her full heritage, which is the story of the Black experience in itself.
The great scholar, W. E. B. Du Bois, once wrote about what he called "Double Consciousness," a sensitivity that every African American possesses in order to survive. From an early age, Ailey fights a battle for belonging that's made all the more difficult by a hovering trauma. To come to terms with her own identity, Ailey embarks on a journey through her family's past. In doing so Ailey must learn to embrace her full heritage, a legacy of oppression and resistance, bondage and independence, cruelty and resilience that is the story - and the song - of America itself. Print run 75,000.
Subject: African American women > Fiction.
African American families > Georgia > Fiction.
African American families > Georgia > History > Fiction.
Identity (Psychology) > Fiction.
African Americans > Race identity > Fiction.
Cultural property.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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