Fault Lines: A Memoir

byMeena AlexanderPreface byNgaga Wa Thiong'o Afterword byGaiutra Bahadur

November 27, 2020|
Fault Lines: A Memoir by Meena Alexander
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Passionate, fierce, and lyrical,Fault Lines follow one woman''s evolution as a writer at home—and in exile—across continents and cultures. Meena Alexander was born into a privileged childhood in India and grew into a turbulent adolescence in the Sudan, before moving to England and then New York City. With poetic insight and devastating honesty, Alexander explores how trauma and recovery shaped the entire landscape of her memory: of her family, her writing process, and her very self. 

This new edition, published on the two-year anniversary of Alexander''s passing in 2018, will feature a commemorative afterword celebrating her legacy. 

Meena Alexander (1951 - 2018) was born in Allahabad, India. She was raised both in Kerala, South India and in Khartoum, Sudan. Her many books include Illiterate Heart, The Shock of Arrival: Reflections on Postcolonial Experience, In Praise of Fragments, and the critically acclaimed memoir Fault Lines. Alexander...
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Title:Fault Lines: A Memoir
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:376 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.85 in
Shipping dimensions:376 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.85 in
Published:November 27, 2020
Publisher:The Feminist Press At Cuny
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781936932993

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