From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.
From Library Journal
-Faye A. Chadwell, Univ. of South Carolina Lib., Columbia
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
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This is a very powerful and enlightening book on an African culture/tradition that little is known about. I wish the female mutilation process is stopped!Published 4 months ago by Twistedsista
Good character development of main actors. Dealt well with FGM, giving enough detail but not too much to be gruesome; also followed and developed the emotional and psychological... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Isabella
I have always enjoyed the writings of Alice Walker and this book did not fail me. Ms. Walker has the ability to pull me into her stories as if I am there physically. Read morePublished 7 months ago by b.belicious
What a wonderfully written story about one of life's horrors!!
I felt myself in this novel, not as Tashi but as any woman.
Absolutely stunning book. Won Pulizer Prize when published. A saga covering many generations in the South.Published 13 months ago by N.B.V.
This is a difficult and necessary read. Don't rush, take your time, be prepared. For extreme sorrow and great joy.Published 14 months ago by Betsy Brown