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

Unashamed: Musings of a Fat, Black Muslim

Leah Vernon

227 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

nonfiction feminism memoir challenging emotional inspiring medium-paced
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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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emotional 87%
reflective 60%
funny 51%
inspiring 51%
informative 39%
challenging 33%
hopeful 24%
lighthearted 21%
sad 18%
tense 15%
adventurous 12%
dark 12%
relaxing 6%
mysterious 3%


medium 70%
fast 17%
slow 11%

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