Lemon Swamp And Other Places by Mamie Garvin Fields

"Lemon Swamp and Other Places" is a poignant memoir that paints a vivid picture of African American life in the early 20th century through the eyes of a woman who grew up in the South. The narrative weaves personal recollections and family stories, offering a rich tapestry of experiences that range from the joys of community and kinship to the struggles against racism and inequality. The author's reflections on her upbringing in South Carolina, her educational pursuits, and her unwavering determination to thrive despite societal constraints provide a powerful testament to the resilience and spirit of her community during a time of profound social change.

The 4508th greatest book of all time


Published
1983
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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