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The Cushion in the Road

Meditation and Wandering As the Whole World Awakens to Being in Harm's Way

The Cushion in the Road( )
Author: Walker, Alice
Publication Date:Apr 2014
Publisher:New Press, The
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.95
Book Description:

Cushion in the Roadnbsp;is a collection of wide-ranging meditations on the human race's intertwined personal, spiritual and political destinies. It revisits the many themes that the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, poet, essayist and activist has addressed throughout her career: racism, Africa, solidarity with the Palestinian people, the campaign ofnbsp;defendants who have relied on Gideon's promise, bringing renewed attention to an essential but failing aspect of the US...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / African American
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.87 x 8.85 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:0.999 Pounds
Author Biography
Walker, Alice (Author)
Alice Walker won the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award for her novel The Color Purple. Her other bestselling novels include By the Light of My Father's Smile, Possessing the Secret of Joy, and The Temple of My Familiar. She is also the author of two collections of short stories, three collections of essays, five volumes of poetry, and several children's books. Her books have been translated into more than two dozen languages. Born in Eaton, Georgia, Walker now lives in Northern California.

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