Ordinary light : a memoir
Smith, Tracy K. author.

Ordinary light : a memoir

Smith, Tracy K. author.


Physical Description
349 pages ; 22 cm

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.

"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.

Personal Subject
Smith, Tracy K.
Smith, Tracy K.-Family.

Subject Term
African American women authors -- Biography.
Mothers -- United States -- Death.
Mothers and daughters -- United States.
Home -- Psychological aspects.
African Americans -- Race identity.
Identity (Psychology) -- United States.
Coming of age -- United States.
Poets -- Psychology.

Electronic Access
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Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.

Material TypeShelf NumberBarcodeStatus
BookLIT&LANG MEMOIR 818.603 SMIT32530607455654Adult Nonfiction Area