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Lucy by Jamaica Kincaid

I am a huge fan of Jamaica Kincaid. This novel is often viewed as the continuation of Annie John. The protagonist, Lucy, travels to New York from .

LUCY.  Jamaica Kincaid came from the island of Antigua.  When she was 17, she immigrated to America and became an au pair for a wealthy New York family.  This book is a fictionalized account of that time in her life and will change your perspective of the American experience.  Her writing voice is like no other, beautiful, lyrical, haunting and spare and her many books have won numerous awards.  This is one of the most  stunning books I've ever read.

Lucy: A Novel by Jamaica Kincaid Definitely not a thoroughly colonized mind

Mr. Potter, by Jamaica Kincaid

Potter, by Jamaica Kincaid

“I was afraid of the dead, as was everyone I knew. We were afraid of the dead because we never could tell when they might show up again.”  ― Jamaica Kincaid, Annie John

Annie John by Jamaica Kincaid - brilliant novel exploring childhood and a mother/daughter relationship.

Babylon sisters : a novel by Pearl Cleage

"Babylon Sisters: A Novel" by Pearl Cleage Books by Black Women Everyone Should Read)

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