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Author Smith, Tracy K. author.

Title Ordinary light : a memoir / Tracy K. Smith. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
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Description 1 online resource (349 pages)
Summary "A memoir about the author's coming of age as she grapples with her identity as an artist, her family's racial history, and her mother's death from cancer"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents The miracle -- My book house -- Wild kingdom -- Spirits and demons -- Kin -- Leroy -- A home in the world -- MGM -- Little feats of daring -- Total adventure -- Book a big band -- A necessary rite -- Humor -- Uninvisible -- The night stalker -- Hot and fast -- Shame -- Mother -- Epistolary -- Positive -- Kathleen -- Something better -- The woman at the well -- A strange thing to do -- I, too -- Testimony -- Another dialect of the soul -- Something powerful at her side -- A strange after -- Abide -- Clearances -- Dear God.
Subject Smith, Tracy K.
Smith, Tracy K. -- Family.
African American women authors -- Biography.
Mothers -- United States -- Death.
Mothers and daughters -- United States.
Coming of age -- United States.
Home -- Psychological aspects.
African Americans -- Race identity.
Identity (Psychology) -- United States.
Poets -- Psychology.
Genre Autobiographies.
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: Smith, Tracy K., author. Ordinary light. First edition 9780307962669 (DLC) 2014026185 (OCoLC)900157951
ISBN 9780307962676 electronic bk.
0307962679 electronic bk.
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