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Book Title: Sassafrass, Cypress and Indigo|
The author of the book: Ntozake Shange
Date of issue: January 15th 1996
ISBN 13: 9780312140915
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 21.93 MB
Read full description of the books Sassafrass, Cypress and Indigo: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 Charlestonâ€”"too much of the south in her"â€”who lives in poetry, can talk to her dolls, and has a great gift of seeing the obvious magic of the world.
Read information about the authorNtozake Shange (pronounced En-toe-ZAHK-kay SHONG-gay) is an African-American playwright, performance artist, and writer who is best known for her Obie Award winning play for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf.
Among her honors and awards are fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund, and a Pushcart Prize.
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