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Possessing the Secret of Joy

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4 out of 5
Based on 67 Ratings and 67 Reviews

Book Description
A woman must come to terms with the circumcision she endured as a child in Africa

In Tashi's tribe, the Olinka, young girls undergo circumcision as an initiation into the community. Tashi manages to avoid this fate at first, but when pressed by tribal leaders, she submits. Years later, married and living in America as Evelyn Johnson, Tashi's inner pain emerges. As she questions why s... More
Book Information
PublisherOpen Road
BindingKindle Edition (44 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages316
ISBN-10B005NY4QI0
Publication Date09/20/2011
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About Alice Walker (Author) : Alice Walker is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Alice Walker include Color Purple, In love & trouble; stories of Black women, Why War Is Never a Good Idea.
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