Brown Girl, Brownstones by Paule Marshall

This novel explores the life of a young Barbadian-American girl growing up in Brooklyn during the Great Depression and World War II. The protagonist struggles with her identity as she navigates the cultural divide between her parents' traditional Barbadian values and her own American aspirations. The story delves into the themes of immigration, cultural identity, race, and gender, as the protagonist comes of age and seeks to establish her independence.

The 2984th greatest book of all time


Published
1959
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
300-320
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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