A Parallel Life

By Bonnie Greer

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Award-winning playwright, author and critic Bonnie Greer's touching, funny and thought-provoking memoir is a voyage into the making of a woman who set out to unmake what she'd been born and brought up to be: 'a proper girl' - a precious definition in a segregate and racist America where black life was deemed only three-fifths of white life ... and the life of a black woman even less.

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Format Hardback
Imprint Arcadia Books
Publication Date 11 Jun 2014
ISBN 9781909807624
Number of Pages 400

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'A lyrical, mannered memoir in which the American-British playwright and novelist returns to the South Side of Chicago, where she grew up in the 1950s and '60s in a poor, segregated neighborhood. . . Greer's mellifluous work should introduce her to new readers.'

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