Manifesto : on never giving up
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New York : Grove Press, 2022.
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9780802158901, 0802158900
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Indian Prairie Public Library District - 1st Floor - Subjects  1 available
BIOGRAPHY EVARISTO BERNARDINE

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First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
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ix, 228 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Language
English

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"Bernardine Evaristo's 2019 Booker Prize win was an historic and revolutionary occasion, with Evaristo being the first Black woman and first Black British person ever to win the prize in its fifty-year history. Girl, Woman, Other was named a favorite book of the year by President Obama and Roxane Gay, was translated into thirty-five languages, and has now reached more than a million readers. Evaristo's astonishing nonfiction debut, Manifesto, is a vibrant and inspirational account of Evaristo's life and career as she rebelled against the mainstream and fought over several decades to bring her creative work into the world. With her characteristic humor, Evaristo describes her childhood as one of eight siblings, with a Nigerian father and white Catholic mother, tells the story of how she helped set up Britain's first Black women's theatre company, remembers the queer relationships of her twenties, and recounts her determination to write books that were absent in the literary world around her. She provides a hugely powerful perspective to contemporary conversations around race, class, feminism, sexuality, and aging. She reminds us of how far we have come, and how far we still have to go. In Manifesto, Evaristo charts her theory of unstoppability, showing creative people how they too can visualize and find success in their work, ignoring the naysayers. Both unconventional memoir and inspirational text, Manifesto is a unique reminder to us all to persist in doing work we believe in, even when we might feel overlooked or discounted. Evaristo shows us how we too can follow in her footsteps, from first vision, to insistent perseverance, to eventual triumph"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Evaristo, B. (2022). Manifesto: on never giving up (First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.). Grove Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Evaristo, Bernardine, 1959-. 2022. Manifesto: On Never Giving Up. New York: Grove Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Evaristo, Bernardine, 1959-. Manifesto: On Never Giving Up New York: Grove Press, 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Evaristo, Bernardine. Manifesto: On Never Giving Up First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition., Grove Press, 2022.

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