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Gorilla, My Love by Toni Cade Bambara


Gorilla, My Love by Toni Cade Bambara

Fifteen stories give us compelling portraits of a wide range of unforgettable characters, e.g., a young girl who suffers her first betrayal, a neighborhood loan shark who teaches a white social worker a lesson in responsibility, and more.


Ms. Bambara grabs you by the throat...she dazzles, she charms. -- Chicago Daily News

Among the best portraits of black life to have appeared in some time. -- Saturday Review

Bambara presents situations that build like improvisations on a melody....As drawn with spirit and subtlety. [Her characters] are-even in their defeats-a pleasure to watch. -- Newsweek

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Publication date

1st March 1997


Toni Cade Bambara

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The Women's Press Ltd


180 pages


Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Short stories



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