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Where Would the World Be Without Women: Stories from the 9th Ward

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Synopsis:

Waukesha Jacksons book is an examination of loss and recovery. Starting with her relationship to her mother, Ms. Jackson reflects upon the struggles inherent in many of the lives of women living in the Ninth Ward. In particular, she examines the frequent role of women as caretaker of the community – in their homes, social clubs, barrooms, and churches. Through interviews, photography, and reflection, Ms. Jackson captures the tough times and victories of her family and neighbors.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781933368320
Subtitle:
Stories from the Ninth Ward
Publisher:
Soft Skull Press/Red Rattle Books
Author:
Jackson, Waukesha
Subject:
Louisiana
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
People & Places - United States
Subject:
Identity
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Women
Subject:
JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places/United States/General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Neighborhood Story Project
Publication Date:
20051018
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW photos throughout
Pages:
88
Dimensions:
9 x 8 in 8.5 oz
Age Level:
from 10

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Waukesha Jacksons book is an examination of loss and recovery. Starting with her relationship to her mother, Ms. Jackson reflects upon the struggles inherent in many of the lives of women living in the Ninth Ward. In particular, she examines the frequent role of women as caretaker of the community – in their homes, social clubs, barrooms, and churches. Through interviews, photography, and reflection, Ms. Jackson captures the tough times and victories of her family and neighbors.
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