In Praise of Love and Children

In Praise of Love and Children

Paperback (01 May 1996)

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Synopsis

A complex exploration of the cultural conflicts of race and gender, this novel focuses on the journey of a Guyanese woman from her British colonial country to the deeply racist London of the 1950s. Without an extended family support system or an understanding of her new home, she finds comfort in her work with troubled children of fellow black settlers. Confronting racial divides, memories of a cruel childhood, and the oppression of women, this story emphasizes the power of human solidarity beyond ethnicity and gender.

Book information

ISBN: 9780948833892
Publisher: Peepal Tree Press Ltd.
Imprint: Peepal Tree Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 813
DEWEY edition: 20
Language: English
Weight: 190g
Height: 206mm
Width: 140mm
Spine width: 12mm