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Emily Bernard is a professor in the English Department and the Alana U.S. Ethnic Studies Program, University of Vermont. Her books include Remember Me to Harlem: The Letters of Langston Hughes and Carl Van Vechten, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year.

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An excellent collection of stories/essays. This memior is a reminder of the varied communities and individulas we have here in New England. That it isn't always a lovely little rural experience, even when it is. Emily Bernard's use of time with the juxtaposition between herself as a mother, her mother, and her own youth creates a nice flowing narrative. Navigating New England and particulary Vermont as a black woman, her discomfort with her chosen home vs. her discomfort with the south, the home she considers home. This memoir is beautifully written and a wonderful read.… (mer)
 
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juliais_bookluvr | 3 andra recensioner | Mar 9, 2023 |
Masterfully written. The frankness in which Emily Bernard shares her experiences and her grapple to understand them is deeply refreshing and intellectually rewarding to read and re-read. This is a book I would add to my personal collection and plan to return to often.
 
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Professor_Emily | 3 andra recensioner | May 12, 2022 |
For book club. Local professor of black studies writes observational essays. I liked the shout-outs to Vermont, at first. It gradually became clear though that she does not feel at home here, and I started to feel judged. As an adoptee, I also enjoyed the segments about adopting her twins. Other than that, it was hard to feel interested.
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Tytania | 3 andra recensioner | May 23, 2020 |
An eloquent collection of essays that function as both autobiography and cultural analysis. The author did a wonderful job of illuminating large-scale issues by examining them through the lens of personal experiences of herself and her family.
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selfcallednowhere | 3 andra recensioner | May 21, 2020 |

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