Fb2 Unafraid of the Dark: A Memoir ePub
by Rosemary Bray
|Publisher:||Random House; 1st edition (February 10, 1998)|
|Fb2 eBook:||1602 kb|
|ePub eBook:||1383 kb|
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Unafraid of the Dark book. In her deeply affecting, vividly written memoir, Rosemary L. Bray describes with remarkable frankness growing up poor in Chicago in the 1960s, and her childhood shaped by welfare, the Roman Catholic Church, and the civil rights movement.
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In elegant, passionate prose, Rosemary L. Bray uses her personal history to persuasively defend America's . Unafraid of the Dark is a beautifully written, inspirational and deeply touching book. I was unable to put it down from the moment I read the first page.
Unafraid of the Dark is a beautifully written, inspirational and deeply touching book. I admire Rosemary and feel that she is an inspiration to all African American women. Essential reading! By Thriftbooks. com User, January 14, 1999. Rosemary Bray's memoir cuts through the anti-welfare hype and contempt for poor people, especially poor black women, that brought us "welfare reform.
Bray is an eloquent and perhaps surprising voice for the generation of welfare recipients that has come of age since the '60s
Bray is an eloquent and perhaps surprising voice for the generation of welfare recipients that has come of age since the '60s. As her affecting story reflects, her accomplishment is an achievement not so much of material progress but of the intellect-a contribution to cultural understanding. An African-American woman, a child of the '60s, recalls growing up poor on Chicago's South Side, attending Yale as an affirmative-action beneficiary, and taking her knocks en route to an understanding of the world and her role in it.
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With complete candor, she explains why she feels changes in the welfare system make it virtually impossible for her story to happen today. Bray writes poignantly of her lasting dread of the cold and the dark that characterized her years of poverty; of her mother's extraordinary strength and resourcefulness; and of the system that miraculously enabled her mother to scrape together enough to keep the children fed and clothed.
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UNAFRAID OF THE DARK: A MEMOIR is a story of a young American girl’s dreams coming true. Her dreams of marriage and of having a traditional family and home are also realized. Sources for Further Study.
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