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

240 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

nonfiction biography memoir poetry emotional reflective slow-paced

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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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Moods

emotional 88%
reflective 80%
informative 46%
inspiring 42%
sad 42%
challenging 34%
hopeful 23%
dark 15%
tense 11%
relaxing 3%

Pace

medium 58%
fast 29%
slow 12%

Average rating

4.3

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