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Girl, woman, other: a novel

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"Girl, Woman, Other is a celebration of the diversity of Black British experience. Moving, hopeful, and inventive, this extraordinary novel is a vivid portrait of the state of contemporary Britain and the legacy of Britain's colonial history in Africa and the Caribbean. The twelve central characters of this multi-voiced novel lead vastly different lives: Amma is a newly acclaimed playwright whose work often explores her black lesbian identity; her old friend Shirley is a teacher, jaded after decades of work in London's funding-deprived schools; Carole, one of Shirley's former students, works hard to earn a degree from Oxford and becomes an investment banker; Carole's mother Bummi works as a cleaner and worries about her daughter's lack of rootedness despite her obvious achievements. From a nonbinary social media influencer to a 93-year-old woman living on a farm in Northern England, these unforgettable characters also intersect in shared aspects of their identities, from age to race to sexuality to class. Sparklingly witty and filled with emotion, centering voices we often see othered, and written in an innovative and fast-moving form that borrows from poetry, Girl, Woman, Other is a polyphonic and richly textured social novel that reminds us of everything that connects us to our neighbors, even in times when we are encouraged to be split apart"--
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subject_facetAfrican American women
African American women -- Fiction
Domestic fiction
Electronic books
England -- Social life and customs -- Fiction
Fiction
Great Britain
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- Fiction
Lesbian fiction
Lesbians -- Great Britain -- Fiction
Manners and customs
Women, Black
Women, Black -- England -- Fiction
Women, Black -- Great Britain -- Fiction
title_displayGirl, woman, other : a novel
title_fullGirl, Woman, Other
Girl, Woman, Other A Novel
Girl, woman, other : a novel / Bernardine Evaristo
Girl, woman, other [electronic resource] / Bernardine Evaristo
Girl, woman, other [electronic resource] Evaristo, Bernardine, 1959-
title_shortGirl, woman, other
title_suba novel
topic_facetAfrican American Fiction
African American women
Electronic books
Fiction
LGBTQIA+ (Fiction)
Lesbians
Literature
Manners and customs
Social life and customs
Women, Black