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A must-read if you want to hear the thoughts of a woman in the often patriarchal bohemian scene (jazz scene or radical racial politics scene) of early 1960s New York. Read morePublished 1 month ago by lamae
Fantastic book! It was one of those tales that as I neared the last few pages, I was sad the story was going to end.Published 11 months ago by bklynmermaid
Brilliant! Amazing story with new information shedding light on hidden women who are worthy of fame and praise. I am honored to have read this.Published 18 months ago by Zarda
A faux rebel trying to find a cause in some turgid prose does not make for good reading. First it's the angst with the parents, then it's the Southern and Western types in college. Read morePublished 19 months ago by J. Dyess
A stunningly well told tale of living with the Beat Generation. And survivingPublished 21 months ago by English Teacher Turned Reviewer
This is the story of the first wife of the late poet, playwright and professor, Leroi Jones, known later as Amiri Baraka, from the period when they first met, at age 23, and then... Read morePublished on February 10, 2014 by Patricia J Barconey
I grew up in the area and time that she talks about and had Jewish friends. Now I understand them better.Published on January 20, 2014 by rickey
Engrossing book from a young wife and mom who raised her kids and loved her husband in the shadow of the Beat Generation amd the 60s black power movement, surrounded by NYC... Read morePublished on January 5, 2014 by Kindle Customer
This is an autobiography well worth reading for anyone who has an interest in the Black Power movement of the 1960's. Read morePublished on October 30, 2013 by Sam I Am