Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo: [a novel]

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Picador USA,
Pub. Date:
1996.
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English
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Sassafrass, Cypress and Indigo is the story of three "colored girls," three sisters and their mama from Charleston, South Carolina: Sassafrass, the oldest, a poet and a weaver like her mother, gone north to college, living with other artists in Los Angeles and trying to weave a life out of her work, her man, her memories and dreams; Cypress, the dancer,who leaves home to find new ways of moving and easing the contractions of her soul; Indigo, the youngest, still a child of Charleston--"too much of the south in her"--wholives in poetry, can talk to her dolls, and has a great gift of seeing the obvious magic of the world.

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subject_facet African American women -- Fiction, Charleston (S.C.) -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Mothers and daughters -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Fiction, Sisters -- Fiction, Sisters -- United States -- Fiction
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title_full Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo / by Ntozake Shange, Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo : [a novel] [electronic resource] Shange, Ntozake.
title_short Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo
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topic_facet African American women, Mothers and daughters, Sisters