Alice Walker and Pratibha Parmar expose the secret of female genital mutilation, a practice that affects one hundred million of the world’s women. New Introductions by the Authors.
About the Author
ALICE WALKER is an internationally celebrated writer, poet, and activist whose books include seven novels, four collections of short stories, four children’s books, and volumes of essays and poetry. She won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction in 1983 and the National Book Award.
Date of Birth:February 9, 1944
Place of Birth:Eatonton, Georgia
Education:B.A., Sarah Lawrence College, 1965; attended Spelman College, 1961-63
Table of Contents
|Alice's Preface to the Harvest Edition||xiii||(6)|
|Pratibha's Preface to the Harvest Edition||xix|
|PART THREE Interviews||239||(112)|
|Types of Female Genital Mutilation||367||(2)|
|Contact Organizations and Advocacy Groups||369||(2)|
|Selected Bibliography and Suggested Reading||371||(2)|
|Permissions and Photo Credits||373|
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