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Kim McLarin

Womanish: A Grown Black Woman Speaks on Love and Life

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Searing in its emotional honesty, womanish is an essay collection by award-winning author kim mclarin that explores what it means to be a black woman in today's turbulent times. Writing with candor, wit and vulnerability on topics including dating after divorce, depression, parenting older children, the obamas, and the often fraught relations between white and black women, mclarin unveils herself at the crossroads of being black, female and middle-aged, and, ultimately, american. Powerful and timely, kim mclarin draws upon a lifetime of experiences to paint a portrait of a black woman trying to come to terms with the world around her, and of a society trying to come to terms with black women-- alright, cupid -- becky and me -- eshu finds work -- maurice's blues -- fire all the time -- victim and victor both start with v -- on self-delusion -- the upside of loving a sociopath -- a case for revenge -- visiting mrs. D -- mothering while black -- womanish -- better than the alternative. Kim mclarin. Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-190).

Publisher: Ig Publishing