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Sassafrass, Cypress and Indigo is the story of three "colored girls," three sisters and their mama from Charleston, South Carolina: Sassafrass, the oldest, a poet and a weaver like her mother, gone north to college, living with other artists in Los Angeles and trying to weave a life out of her work, her man, her memories and dreams; Cypress, the dancer,who leaves home to find new ways of moving and easing the contractions of her soul; Indigo, the youngest, still a child of Charleston—"too much of the south in her"—who lives in poetry, can talk to her dolls, and has a great gift of seeing the obvious magic of the world.

About the Author

Ntozake Shange is a renowned playwright, poet, and novelist. Her novels include Betsey Brown and Liliane, both of which are available from Picador. She lives in Philadelphia with her family.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312140915
Author:
Shange, Ntozake
Publisher:
Picador USA
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Mothers and daughters
Subject:
Sisters
Subject:
Charleston (S.C.)
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Charleston (S.C.) Fiction.
Subject:
Charleston
Subject:
African-American women
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
FIC045000
Subject:
Family life
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Picador USA ed.
Edition Description:
Picador USA
Series Volume:
no. L356
Publication Date:
19960131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.50 in

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