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Lifelines: The Black Book of Proverbs

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Synopsis:

This illustrated treasury of proverbs unites the timeless wisdom of black communities in Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas, while speaking to the triumphs and challenges of everyday life.

About the Author

Yvonne McCalla Sobers

Yvonne McCalla Sobers is a Jamaican living in her home island where she received her university education. She added to her store of proverbs during the four years she lived among Ghanaians who spoke Ga, Ewe, Akan, and Hausa. She was frequently amazed to hear Ghanaians use proverbs that felt as culturally familiar as ackee and saltfish cooked in coconut oil over a wood fire in her grandmothers kitchens. She is author of Delicious Jamaica! Vegetarian Cuisine (Book Publishing Company) and is the mother of grown twin sons.

Askhari Johnson Hodari

Askhari Johnson Hodari, a practitioner of Black/Africana Studies regularly studies and travels the African diaspora. She has visited numerous countries in Africa, Central and South America and the Caribbean. Hodari received her B.A. from Spelman College, and her doctorate from Howard University. She is the author of The African Book of Names (Health Communications, Inc., February 2009).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780767931205
Subtitle:
The Black Book of Proverbs
Publisher:
Broadway Books
Illustrator:
Yamasaki, Katie
Foreword:
Tutu, Desmond
Author:
Hodari, Askhari Johnson
Author:
Tutu, Archbishop Desmond
Author:
Askhari Hodari Johnson and Yvonne McCalla Sobers
Author:
Sobers, Yvonne McCalla
Author:
Foreword by The Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Subject:
American - African American
Subject:
Inspirational & Religious
Subject:
Proverbs, Black.
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Publication Date:
20091110
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
40 LINE DRAWINGS
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.84x5.32x.82 in. .71 lbs.

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » A to Z

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