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All about skin : short fiction by women of color / edited by Jina Ortiz and Rochelle Spencer
Book | The University of Wisconsin Press | 2014
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xx, 296 pages ; 21 cm
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Contents
Part 1. Coming-of-age. Aida / Patricia Engel -- Fairness / Chinelo Okparanta -- Pita delicious / ZZ Packer -- Candidate / Amina Gautier -- How to leave the midwest / Renee Simms -- The perfect subject / Ramola D. -- A different story / Ivelisse Rodriguez -- Part 2. Reinvention. American child / Manjula Menon -- Arcadia / Hope Wabuke -- Sirens / Joshunda Sanders -- Just the way she does the things / Jennine Capo Crucet -- The great pretenders / Ashley Young -- A penny, a pound / Princess Joy L. Perry -- Part 3. Borderlands. The accidents of a Veronica / Toni Margarita Plummer -- The rapture / Emily Raboteau -- The lost ones / Aracelis Gonzalez Asendorf -- Noelia and Amparo / Glendaliz Camacho -- A strange people / Mecca Jamilah Sullivan -- Lillian is an ordinary child / Metta Sama -- Entropy 20:12 / Learkana Chong -- Beautiful things / Jacqueline Bishop -- Lady Chatterley's mansion / Unoma Azuah -- All about skin / Xu Xi.
Summary
All About Skin features twenty-seven stories by women writers of color whose short fiction has earned them a range of honors ... The prose in this multicultural anthology addresses such themes as racial prejudice, media portrayal of beauty, and family relationships and spans genres from the comic and the surreal to startling realism. It demonstrates the power and range of some of the most exciting women writing short fiction today.
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9780299301941 (pbk. : alk. paper)
029930194X (pbk. : alk. paper)
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