Praise Be to the Plus-Sized Sister
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Praise Be to the Plus-Sized Sister

Stories of Redemption for Full-Figured Women with Modern-Day Issues ...
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ISBN-13:
9781465322463
Einband:
EPUB
Seiten:
238
Autor:
Kamane Malvo Marshall
eBook Typ:
Adobe Digital Editions
eBook Format:
EPUB
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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Book Summary PraiseBe to the Plus-Sized Sisteris a semi-autobiographical tale of seven women from the San FranciscoBay Area who are connected to each other bysix-degrees-of-separation. Seeking redemption from heartbreak,infidelity, poor choices, rejection, self-sabotage, low self-esteem,and emotional and physical abuse, Natasha, Zinnia, Israel, Addison,Celeste, Lila, and Liberty endure the social and psychologicalpressures of being full-figured black women in a thin obsessedsociety. With wit, intelligence, glamour and style, and a twofoldportion of sass, these soulful sisters possess faith in the midst ofthe storm, hope when tomorrow is not promised, and strength ofcharacter when giving up seems easier than doing the right thing. Praise Be tothe Plus-Sized Sisteris made up of six stories of redemption: Out of the Mind of IsraelMing, Daddys Girls, The Vibrator Virgin, Count it all joy, SavingSister Jared, and Forgiving Liberty. Beautifullyflawed, audaciously determined, and at times downright hilarious,Praise Be tothe Plus-Sized Sister representsa new voice, an underrepresented story about the struggle of a uniqueminority group that has been misunderstood for a long time. Writtenin the rich and colorful language of the African American experience,by no means is this book tame. It deals with real issues womenendure in modern day society, paying special attention to plus-sizedAfrican American females who confront prejudice and discrimination onthree fronts: race, gender, and size. Withmessages of hope, self-acceptance, and second chances, KamaneMalvo Marshallencourages her readers to keep the faith no matter what.
Book Summary PraiseBe to the Plus-Sized Sisteris a semi-autobiographical tale of seven women from the San FranciscoBay Area who are connected to each other bysix-degrees-of-separation. Seeking redemption from heartbreak,infidelity, poor choices, rejection, self-sabotage, low self-esteem,and emotional and physical abuse, Natasha, Zinnia, Israel, Addison,Celeste, Lila, and Liberty endure the social and psychologicalpressures of being full-figured black women in a thin obsessedsociety. With wit, intelligence, glamour and style, and a twofoldportion of sass, these soulful sisters possess faith in the midst ofthe storm, hope when tomorrow is not promised, and strength ofcharacter when giving up seems easier than doing the right thing. Praise Be tothe Plus-Sized Sisteris made up of six stories of redemption: Out of the Mind of IsraelMing, Daddys Girls, The Vibrator Virgin, Count it all joy, SavingSister Jared, and Forgiving Liberty. Beautifullyflawed, audaciously determined, and at times downright hilarious,Praise Be tothe Plus-Sized Sister representsa new voice, an underrepresented story about the struggle of a uniqueminority group that has been misunderstood for a long time. Writtenin the rich and colorful language of the African American experience,by no means is this book tame. It deals with real issues womenendure in modern day society, paying special attention to plus-sizedAfrican American females who confront prejudice and discrimination onthree fronts: race, gender, and size. Withmessages of hope, self-acceptance, and second chances, KamaneMalvo Marshallencourages her readers to keep the faith no matter what.

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