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Girl Woman Other

Author: Bernardine Evaristo.

Girl Woman Other

Author: Bernardine Evaristo.

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Item #: D21921
Format: Paperback
Pages: 452
Publication Date: 2019
Publisher: Black Cat
ISBN: 9780802156983
Winning the 2019 Booker Prize, Bernardine's deeply moving and hopeful novel is a group portrait of 12 black women looking for their place in contemporary Britain. In lyrical prose, Evaristo follows Amma, a lesbian playwright; her old friend Shirley, a jaded teacher; Carole, one of Shirley's former students, now a successful investment banker; and Carole's mother Bummi, a cleaner who ... More
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Winning the 2019 Booker Prize, Bernardine's deeply moving and hopeful novel is a group portrait of 12 black women looking for their place in contemporary Britain. In lyrical prose, Evaristo follows Amma, a lesbian playwright; her old friend Shirley, a jaded teacher; Carole, one of Shirley's former students, now a successful investment banker; and Carole's mother Bummi, a cleaner who worries about her daughter's lack of rootedness. From a non-binary social media influencer to a 93-year-old woman living on a farm, these unforgettable characters also intersect in shared aspects of their identities, from age and race to sexuality and class. Sparklingly witty and richly textured, this novel shows a side of Britain we rarely see, one that reminds us of all that connects us to our neighbors, even in times when we are encouraged to be split apart.


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