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You can't keep a good woman down : stories / by Alice Walker.

By: Material type: TextTextPublication details: New York, NY : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1981.Description: x, 167 p. ; 21 cmISBN:
  • 0151997543
  • 0156997789
DDC classification:
  • 813/.54 19
Summary: A natural evolution from the earlier, much-acclaimed short story collection "In Love & Trouble", these fourteen provocative and often humorous stories show women oppressed but no defeated. No longer do they excuse the aggression of others; no longer are they suspended in their unhappy condition. The woman here claim every bit of space they make. These are modern stories: about love, lust, frame, and cultural thievery; the perils of pornography, abortion, and rape; the delight of new lovers; and the rediscovery of old friends, affirmed even across self-imposed color lines.
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A natural evolution from the earlier, much-acclaimed short story collection "In Love & Trouble", these fourteen provocative and often humorous stories show women oppressed but no defeated. No longer do they excuse the aggression of others; no longer are they suspended in their unhappy condition. The woman here claim every bit of space they make. These are modern stories: about love, lust, frame, and cultural thievery; the perils of pornography, abortion, and rape; the delight of new lovers; and the rediscovery of old friends, affirmed even across self-imposed color lines.

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