Author, activist, feminist, teacher, and artist bell hooks is celebrated as one of the nation's leading intellectuals. Born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, hooks drew her unique pseudonym from the name of her grandmother, an intelligent and strong-willed African American woman who inspired her to stand up against a dominating and repressive society. Her poetry, novels, memoirs, and children's books reflect her Appalachian upbringing and feature her struggles with racially integrated schools and unwel
Author: Bell Hooks Publisher: University Press of Kentucky Published: 09/28/2012 Pages: 96 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 0.30lbs Size: 8.51h x 5.54w x 0.26d ISBN: 9780813136691 Award: Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary_award - Winner
About the Author
bell hooks is the author of more than thirty books, including Ain't I a Woman? Black Women and Feminism, named by Publishers Weekly as one of the twenty most influential women's books of the last twenty years.