Who Is Angelina? (California Fiction)

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9780520207127: Who Is Angelina? (California Fiction)

Young, Black, University of California educated, and dangerously back in love, Angelina Green is forced to make choices—intimate, political, and spiritual—as she struggles to bring coherence and direction to her zigzag, roller-coaster Berkeley life.

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Al Young is the author of five novels and six volumes of poetry. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.


"A rare novel. Here art and propaganda, superb writing and intelligent critique exist in near perfect equilibrium." -- Jerry W. Ward, New Orleans Review

"Through Angelina, Young looks at a variety of problems facing young Black women today. . . . I don't always agree with Young's conclusions, but they are honest and they work." -- Janice C. Simpson, Essence

"Urban blues, race, the need for roots and love these are commonplaces that Mr. Young renovates with a fresh aspect. His characters are invested with a pithy eloquence that makes the clashing of ideas a pure delight." -- Martin Levin, New York Times Book Review

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Al Young
Published by University of California Press (1996)
ISBN 10: 0520207122 ISBN 13: 9780520207127
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Book Description University of California Press, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0520207122

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