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Mama's Girl

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Mama's Girl

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Veronica Chambers
genre:
Memoir, Biography

We gave it an A

Veronica Chambers’ rise from an underprivileged Brooklyn background to editorships at The New York Times and Glamour is remarkable, as is her spare, lilting prose style. In Mama’s Girl, she writes with probity on the often painful circumstances she has faced, from her mother’s coldness and dismissal of her ambitions to what it means to be black in the post-civil rights era. A