Zami: A New Spelling of My Name

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If I didn't define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people's fantasies for me and eaten alive. A little black girl opens her eyes in 1930s Harlem. Around her, a heady swirl of passers-by, car horns, kerosene lamps, the stock market falling, fried bananas, tales of her parents' native Grenada. She trudges to public school along snowy sidewalks, and finds she is tongue-tied, legally blind, left behind by her older sisters. On she stumbles through teenage hardships -- suicide, abortion, hunger, a Christmas ...

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Zami: A New Spelling of my Name
2018, Penguin Classics, London

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Zami: A New Spelling of My Name
2003, Rivers Oram Press/Pandora List, London

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1984, Sheba Feminist Press, Middlesex

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1983, Crossing Press

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