Ordinary Light: A Memoir

Ordinary Light: A Memoir

Tracy K. Smith

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In Ordinary Light, Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Tracy ok. Smith tells her impressive tale, giving us a quietly effective memoir that explores her coming-of-age and the which means of domestic opposed to a posh backdrop of race, religion, and the unbreakable bond among a mom and daughter. Here is the tale of a tender artist suffering to model her personal knowing of trust, loss, background, and what it ability to be black in America.

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