Bones Of Belonging: Finding Wholeness In A White World

April 18, 2023|
Bones Of Belonging: Finding Wholeness In A White World by Annahid Dashtgard
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Sharp, funny, and poignant stories of what it’s like to be a Brown woman working for change in a white world.

I take a deep breath, check my lipstick one last time on my phone camera, and turn on my mic. It’s about ten steps, two metres, and one lifetime to the front of the room. “Hello,” I repeat. “My name is Annahid — pronounced Ah-nah-heed — and shit’s about to get real!”

In a series of deft interlocking stories, Annahid Dashtgard shares her experiences searching for, and teaching about, belonging in our deeply divided world. A critically acclaimed, racialized immigrant writer and recognized inclusion leader, Dashtgard writes with wisdom, honesty, and a wry humour as she considers what it means to belong — to a country, in a marriage, in our own skin — and what it means when belonging is absent. Like the bones of the human body, these stories knit together a remarkable vision of what wholeness looks like as a racial outsider in a culture still dominated by whiteness.

Annahid Dashtgard is CEO of Anima Leadership, a racial justice consulting firm. Over the last two decades she has worked with hundreds of organizations and leaders to create more inclusive workplaces. Her first book, Breaking the Ocean: A Memoir of Race, Rebellion, and Reconciliation, met rave reviews. Toronto is her chosen home.
Title:Bones Of Belonging: Finding Wholeness In A White World
Product dimensions:216 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:216 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1 in
Published:April 18, 2023
Publisher:Dundurn Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781459750623

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