Black Dove

Black Dove

Essays on Mama, Mi'jo, and Me

Book - 2016
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"In this collection of essays, Ana Castillo examines what it means to be a single, brown, feminist parent in a world of mass incarceration, racial profiling, and police brutality. Castillo writes about intergenerational stories from Mexico City to Chicago, and she narrates some of America's social injustices through the lens of motherhood"--
Publisher: New York : The Feminist Press at CUNY, ©2016.
ISBN: 9781558619234
Characteristics: 282 pages ;,21 cm.


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ElizF Apr 22, 2017

A fascinating, quick read from the best ever Chicana writer. Ana Castillo shares her own stories, as well as those of her son, mother, and other relatives. It is interesting to get a look into Castillo's personal life and see how her experiences are reflected in her fictional writing and poetry.

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