Unashamed: Musings of a Fat, Black Muslim by Leah Vernon

Unashamed: Musings of a Fat, Black Muslim

Leah Vernon

240 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

nonfiction feminism memoir challenging emotional inspiring medium-paced


A searingly honest memoir of one young woman's journey toward self-acceptance as she comes to see her body as a symbol of rebellion and hope and chooses to live her life unapologetically. Ever since she was little, Leah Vernon was told what to bel...

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funny 54%
inspiring 51%
informative 38%
challenging 32%
hopeful 25%
lighthearted 19%
sad 19%
tense 16%
adventurous 12%
dark 12%
relaxing 6%
mysterious 3%


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