The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois

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The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois

A Novel

byHonorée Fanonne Jeffers

Genres: Fiction
The great scholar, W.E.B. Du Bois, once wrote about what he called "Double Consciousness," a sensitivity that every African American possesses in order to survive. From an early age, Ailey fights a battle for belonging that's made all the more difficult by a hovering trauma. To come to terms with her own identity, Ailey embarks on a journey through her family's past. In doing so Ailey must learn to embrace her full heritage, a legacy of oppression and resistance, bondage and independence, cruelty and resilience that is the story -- and the song -- of America itself.

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Published on

04/05/2021

Pages

464

ISBN

9780062942937

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