Walking Gentry Home: A Memoir of My Foremothers in Verse by Alora Young

Walking Gentry Home: A Memoir of My Foremothers in Verse

Alora Young

nonfiction biography memoir poetry emotional reflective slow-paced

240 pages | first published 2022

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An acclaimed young poet traces the lives of her foremothers in Western Tennessee, from those enslaved centuries ago to her grandmother, her mother, and finally her own life, in this stunning debut celebrating Black girlhood and womanhood.A true Am...
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Summary of 5 reviews

Moods

reflective 100%
emotional 75%
challenging 50%
dark 50%
informative 25%
inspiring 25%
sad 25%
tense 25%

Pace

medium 75%
slow 25%

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4.4

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