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A New Spelling of My Name: A Biomythography

By Audre Lorde; Geraldine Audre Lorde

Crossing Press, Paperback, 9780895941220, 264pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 1982

ZAMI is a fast-moving chronicle. From the author's vivid childhood memories in Harlem to her coming of age in the late 1950s, the nature of Audre Lorde's work is cyclical. It especially relates the linkage of women who have shaped her . . . Lorde brings into play her craft of lush description and characterization. It keeps unfolding page after page. "Off Our Backs.

About the Author
Audre Lorde (1934-1992) published nine volumes of poetry and five works of prose. She was a recipient of many distinguished honors and awards, including honorary doctorates from Hunter, Oberlin, and Haverford Colleges, and was named New York State Poet (1991-1993).