Fault Lines: A Memoir (2nd Edition) (The Cross-Cultural Memoir Series) Meena Alexander

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Published: October 1st 2003

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344 pages


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Fault Lines: A Memoir (2nd Edition) (The Cross-Cultural Memoir Series)  by  Meena Alexander

Fault Lines: A Memoir (2nd Edition) (The Cross-Cultural Memoir Series) by Meena Alexander
October 1st 2003 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 344 pages | ISBN: | 9.31 Mb

Passionate, fierce, and lyrical, Meena Alexander’s memoir traces her evolution as a postcolonial writer from a privileged childhood in India to a turbulent adolescence in the Sudan and then to England and New York City. In this tenth-anniversaryMorePassionate, fierce, and lyrical, Meena Alexander’s memoir traces her evolution as a postcolonial writer from a privileged childhood in India to a turbulent adolescence in the Sudan and then to England and New York City. In this tenth-anniversary edition of Fault Lines, this Alexander challenges the assumptions of life as a South Asian American woman writer in a post-9-11 world.

With poetic insight and an honesty that will galvanize readers—both familiar and new—Alexander reveals her difficult recovery from a long-buried childhood trauma that revolutionizes the entire landscape of her memory: of her family, of her writing process and the meaning of memoir, and of her very self, now and before.Meena Alexander is a poet and professor of English and creative writing at Hunter College and the City University of New York.



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