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Dreams of my Birthmother Rosa

Dreams of my Birthmother Rosa

 

In writing my recent book, Split at the Root: A Memoir of Love and Lost Identity (Kindle) or Split at the Root: A Memoir of Love and Lost Identity, I tell the story of growing up within a culture and a race that was different to my own. Here’s an excerpt:

The night I finished reading Jamaica Kincaid’s Annie John, the wind blowing outside my window ushered messages into my dreams.

I was Annie John, and had ...

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Review on Goodreads

Review on Goodreads

This is a lovely review I just discovered on Goodreads!  Pamela J “got” Split and the way the story ends. She marked it “to read and re-read.” I’m psyched!

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Mar 08, 13

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Read from February 18 to 23, 2013

A powerful life story of the author’s efforts to learn of her parentage, which means she must decolonize her mind before she can love her Black-ness and whole ...

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