Where Did You Sleep Last Night?: A Personal History by Danzy Senna PDF

Where Did You Sleep Last Night?: A Personal History by Danzy Senna PDF

By Danzy Senna

Publish yr note: First released in 2009
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When Danzy Senna's mom and dad married in 1968, they appeared poised to defy heritage: appealing younger American writers from wildly divergent backgrounds—a white lady with a blue-blood Bostonian lineage and a black guy, the son of a suffering unmarried mom and an unknown father. whilst their marriage disintegrated 8 years later, the violent, worrying break up felt the entire extra tragic for the hopeful symbolism it had as soon as borne.

Decades later, Senna appears again not just at her parents' divorce yet on the histories they'd attempted so tough to beat. within the culture of James McBride's The colour of Water, Where Did You Sleep final evening? is "a stunningly rendered own historical past that mirrors the complexities of race, classification, and ethnicity within the United States" (Booklist).

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