Deep Sightings & Rescue Missions: Fiction, Essays, And Conversations
by Toni Cade Bambara
Publication Date: Jan 26, 1999
List Price: $19.00 (store prices may vary)
Page Count: 272
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann and Pearson PLC
Edited and with a Preface by Toni Morrison, this posthumous collection of short stories, essays, and interviews offers lasting evidence of Bambara’s passion, lyricism, and tough critical intelligence. Included are tales of mothers and daughters, rebels and seeresses, community activists and aging gangbangers, as well as essays on film and literature, politics and race, and on the difficulties and necessities of forging an identity as an artist, activist, and black woman. It is a treasure trove not only for those familiar with Bambara’s work, but for a new generation of readers who will recognize her contribution to contemporary American letters.
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