Something Like Beautiful: One Single Mother's Story by asha bandeleSomething Like Beautiful: One Single Mother's Story by asha bandele

Something Like Beautiful: One Single Mother's Story

byasha bandele

Paperback | January 19, 2010

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“asha bandele has a poignant story to share in Something Like Beautiful. It is the love that comes through that makes this such a compelling tale.”
—Nikki Giovanni<_o3a_p>


Award-winning journalist, and author of The Prisoner’s Wife and Daughter, and performance poet featured on HBO’S Def Poetry Jam, asha bandele once again writes from the heart in her lyrical and intimate memoir Something Like Beautiful—a moving story of love, loss, motherhood, and survival. Sharing the story of her struggles as a single black mother in <_st13a_city _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_place _w3a_st="on">New York City and her tragically self-destructive near-breakdown, asha bears her soul in a book Rebecca Walker, author of Baby Love, calls “courageous, profound, and achingly beautiful.” <_o3a_p>

A former features editor forEssencemagazine, asha bandele is the author of two collections of poems, the award-wining memoirThe Prisoner’s Wife, and the novelDaughter. She lives in Brooklyn with her daughter.
Title:Something Like Beautiful: One Single Mother's StoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.47 inPublished:January 19, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061710393

ISBN - 13:9780061710391

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