Flat-Footed Truths: Telling Black Women’s Lives
by Patricia Bell-Scott
Publication Date: Feb 01, 1999
List Price: $12.95
Format: Paperback, 238 pages
Imprint: Holt Paperbacks
Parent Company: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck
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Patricia Bell-Scott, an accomplished editor, has assembled another impressive chorus of revolutionary voices in Flat-Footed Truths. In this collection of candid essays, interviews, poetry and photographs, twenty-seven African-American women writers and artists share their memorable stories of identity and artistic creation. The flat-footed, or naked, truth, as told by the likes of Alice Walker, Sapphire, Audre Lorde, Sonia Sanchez, bell hooks, Marcia Ann Gillespie, and Barbara Smith, is a revealing and enlightening one that, for years to come, will resonate, inspire, and encourage the exploration of identity and creative expression of those who read it.
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