The Prisoner S Wife

Author: Asha Bandele
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439125199
Size: 51.49 MB
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At the time, Rashid was serving a sentence of twenty years to life for his part in a murder. The Prisoner's Wife is a testimony, for wives and mothers, friends and families.

Something Like Beautiful

Author: asha bandele
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061977195
Size: 54.19 MB
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Sharing the story of her struggles as a single black mother in New York City and her tragically self-destructive near-breakdown, asha bears her soul in a book Rebecca Walker, author of Baby Love, calls “courageous, profound, and achingly ...

Words Of Witness

Author: Angela A. Ards
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Pres
ISBN: 029930504X
Size: 11.54 MB
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With the incarceration epidemic, there has been a resurgence in prison memoirs.
R. Dwayne Betts's A Question of Freedom: A Memoir of Survival, Learning, and
Coming of Age in Prison (2009) recalls Douglass's 1845 slave narrative and The
Autobiography of Malcolm X in its description of literacy as the route to spiritual
and physical freedom. And in The Prisoner's Wife: A Memoir (1999), Asha
Bandele recounts the difficulty of sustaining family under state surveillance. In
terms of ...

Desperado S Wife

Author: Amy Friedman
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1624884261
Size: 50.97 MB
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This is a book anyone who has ever loved against the odds will cherish, for it is about what love can and cannot do.

New Black Renaissance

Author: Manning Marable
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317255518
Size: 49.49 MB
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See also Bandele's controversial novel The Prisoners Wife (2000) and the indie
film Slam, starring recording artist Williams and poet Sohn, who spar over gender
and incarceration politics. Asha Bandele, The Prisoners Wife: A Memoir (New
York: Pocket Books, 2000); Slam, dir. Marc Levin (Vidmark/Trimark, 1998),
starring Saul Williams and Sonja Sohn. 23. Recently, Kelefa Sanneh has
observed that the late Aaliyah Haughton “helped invent a style that might be
called avant-garde R ...


Author: Asha Bandele
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439125595
Size: 80.92 MB
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THE WAS H NG TON POST Author of the acclaimed memoir The Prisoners Wife,
ashabandele delivers a stirring first novel that explores the perils of silence and
the fragile complexity of the mother-daughter bond. At nineteen, Aya is a
promising Black college student from Brooklyn who is struggling through a
difficult relationship with her emotionally distant mother, Miriam. One winter night,
Aya is shot by a white police officer in a case of mistaken identity. Keeping vigilby
her daughter's ...

Global Criminology

Author: K. Jaishankar
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482209616
Size: 74.77 MB
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The Prisoner's Wife: A Memoir. New York: Washington Square Press. Bedi, K. (
2007). It's Always Possible: One Woman's Transformation of India's Prison
System. Honesdale, PA: Himalayan Institute Press. Benhabib, S. (2004). The
Rights of Others: Aliens, Residents and Citizens. Cambridge: Cambridge
University Press. Bhana, K., & Hochfeld, T. (2001). “Now We Have Nothing”:
Exploring the Impact of Maternal Imprisonment on Children Whose Mothers
Killed an Abusive Partner.


Author: T. J. Parsell
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0786733012
Size: 54.98 MB
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Since life behind bars is so often exploited by television and movie re-enactments, the real story has yet to be told. Fish is the first breakout story to do that.

When They Call You A Terrorist

Author: Patrisse Khan-Cullors
Publisher: Canongate Books
ISBN: 1786893045
Size: 26.36 MB
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In this meaningful, empowering account of survival, strength and resilience, Patrisse Khan-Cullors and asha bandele seek to change the culture that declares innocent black life expendable.