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Harriet's Daughter

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Harriet's Daughter by M. NourbeSe Philip
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"Harriet Tubman was brave and strong, and she was black like me. I think it was the first time I thought of wanting to be called Harriet -- I wanted to be Harriet'. Margaret is determined to be someone; to be cool, with style and class and to have a blacker skin. More than anything else she wants to help her best friend, Zulma to escape from Canada and fly back to Tobago to live with her grandmother. She compiles a list: 'Things I want changed in my life' and sets about achieving her objectives. But at fourteen, coming to terms with growing-up, relationships and responsibilities is not quite so straightforward, and the parental threat of 'Good West Indian Discipline' is never far removed. In this charming, humorous and perceptive tale of adolescence, Marlene Nourbese Philip explores the friendship of two young black girls and throws into sharp relief the wider issues of culture and identity so relevant to teenagers of all races and colours.
Release date NZ
December 1st, 1989
Country of Publication
Canada
Imprint
Women's Press of Canada
Pages
150
Dimensions
200x130x9
ISBN-13
9780889611344
Product ID
2966761

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