Gorilla, My Love by Toni Cade Bambara

The book is a collection of short stories that delve into the lives of African Americans, primarily focusing on the experiences of young girls and women as they navigate a world marked by poverty, racism, and gender inequality. The stories are set in both rural and urban landscapes and are characterized by their vibrant dialogue and richly drawn characters. Through the eyes of these characters, the collection explores themes of family, community, identity, and resilience, offering a poignant and often humorous look at the complexities of growing up and asserting oneself in a society that frequently marginalizes and overlooks the voices of black women and children.

The 1455th greatest book of all time


Published
1972
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
128-160
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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