Come By Here: My Mother’s Life
by Clarence Major
Publication Date: Apr 12, 2002
List Price: $35.95
Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Parent Company: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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Lavish praise for come by here
""With elegant simplicity and uncommon wisdom, Clarence Major gives us not just the truth of his mother’s life but the unspoken truth behind the lie of color in the American story. A compelling narrative.""
— Rilla Askew, author, Fire in Beulah
""A brilliant rendering of a rich and eventful life. With creative insight, love, and admiration, Major shows us how in family life down through the generations, race really matters.""
— Andrew Billingsley, author, Climbing Jacob’s Ladder:
The Enduring Legacy of African American Families
Critical acclaim for Clarence Major
""Clarence Major has a remarkable mind and the talent to match.""
— Toni Morrison, Nobel Laureate
""One of America’s most gifted and versatile writers.""
— Library Journal
- Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / General
- Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs
- Biography & Autobiography / Women
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