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Lose your mother

Saidiya V. Hartman

Lose your mother

a journey along the Atlantic slave route

by Saidiya V. Hartman

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York, NY .
Written in English


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StatementSaidiya Hartman.
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LC ClassificationsDT
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 270 p. :
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22745525M
ISBN 100374270821


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"An original, thought-provoking meditation on the corrosive legacy of slavery, [Lose Your Mother is] splendidly written, driven by this writer's prodigious narrative gifts."--Elizabeth Schmidt, The New York Times Book Review"This is a memoir about loss, alienation, and estrangement, but also, ultimately, about the power of art to remember/5(35).

Hartman’s main focus in “Lose Your Mother” is shaking up our abstract, and therefore forgettable, appreciation for a tragedy wrought on countless nameless, faceless Africans.

Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Route is a non-fiction work in which US literature scholar Saidiya Hartman journeys to Ghana to explore the history of slavery and her own ancestry.

The book is unique because it is an admission of failure as much as a description of her findings. As part of NPR's Crossing the Divide series, author Saidiya Hartman talks about one of the oldest and deepest divides in America: slavery.

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