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Triangular Road

A Memoir

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Triangular Road by Paule Marshall
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Description

In Triangular Road, famed novelist Paule Marshall tells the story of her years as a fledgling young writer in the 1960s. A memoir of self-discovery, it also offers an affectionate tribute to the inimitable Langston Hughes, who entered Marshalls life during a crucial phase and introduced her to the world of European letters during a whirlwind tour of the continent. In the course of her journeys to Europe, Barbados, and eventually Africa, Marshall comes to comprehend the historical enormity of the African diaspora, an understanding that fortifies her sense of purpose as a writer. In this unflinchingly honest memoir, Paule Marshall offers an indelible portrait of a young black woman coming of age as a novelist in a literary world dominated by white men.

Author Biography

Paule Marshall is the author of Brown Girl, Brownstones (1959) Daughters (1992) and The Fisher King (2001). A MacArthur Fellow and winner of the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature, in 2009 she received the Anisfield-Wolf Lifetime Achievement Award. She lives in Richmond, Virginia.
Release date Australia
January 26th, 2010
Pages
176
Illustrations
6 b & w photos
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Basic Civitas Books
Dimensions
127x204x12
ISBN-13
9780465019229
Product ID
3867415

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