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Three girls from Bronzeville : a uniquely American story of race, fate, and sisterhood / Dawn Turner.

Turner, Dawn, (author.).

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  • 9 of 13 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Milford Public Library.

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0 current holds with 13 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Milford Public Library 977.311 T (Text to phone) 34013152408244 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 02/05/2022

Record details

  • ISBN: 1982107707 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9781982107703 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9781982107703
  • ISBN: 1982107707
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2021.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"The three girls formed an indelible bond: roaming their community in search of hidden treasures for their "Thing Finder box," and hiding under the dining room table, eavesdropping as three generations of relatives gossiped and played the numbers. The girls spent countless afternoons together, ice skating in the nearby Lake Meadows apartment complex, swimming in the pool at the Ida B. Wells housing project, and daydreaming of their futures: Dawn a writer, Debra a doctor, Kim a teacher. Then they came to a precipice, a fraught rite of passage for all girls when the dangers and the harsh realities of the world burst the innocent bubble of childhood, when the choices they made could-- and would-- have devastating consequences. There was a razor thin margin of error -- especially for brown girls. With a keen investigative eye and intimate detail, Dawn chronicles the dramatic turns that send their lives careening in very different -- and shocking -- directions over the decades. The result is a powerful tour de force on the complex interplay of race and opportunity, class and womanhood and how those forces shape our lives and our capacity for resilience and redemption"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Turner, Dawn.
Turner, Dawn > Family.
Turner, Kim, 1968-1994 > Childhood and youth.
Trice, Debra.
Bronzeville (Chicago, Ill.) > Biography.
African Americans > Illinois > Chicago > Biography.
African American women > Illinois > Chicago > Biography.
Women > Illinois > Chicago > Biography.
Journalists > Illinois > Chicago > Biography.
Chicago (Ill.) > Biography.

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